Frisch challenges Bobbert in intense Colorado race
Lauren Boebert says she’s confident she’ll keep her House seat as she widens her lead over Democratic challenger Adam Frisch — but the surprise upset is still a long way off Indefinite.
When asked by reporters if she hoped to win the race on Thursday, the Republican incumbent replied: “I certainly hope to win. It would be great.”
Ms. Boebert now holds a 1,122-vote lead in a race that is strikingly close in the race for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District.
After trailing for most of the race, Donald Trump’s allies regained the lead on Thursday and now have a 50.2 percent lead over Mr Frisch’s 49.8 percent of the vote, with a reported 99 percent of the vote.
If the winner fails to win by more than 0.5%, the match may be automatically recounted.
The tight race came as a bit of a surprise for Republicans and Democrats as well as pollsters after the controversial, gun-toting congresswoman was expected to enjoy a comfortable re-election.
Who is Adam Frisch?
Democrat Adam Frisch and Republican Lauren Bobert are currently tied in a tight race for the Senate seat.
Mr. Frisch, 55, is a former foreign exchange trader who served on the Aspen City Council for eight years and is a married father of two.
He was unaffiliated for decades before joining the Democratic Party in 1992 and has described himself as a non-traditional Democrat who, if elected, would seek to join the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus.
he told before independent He decided to compete with Ms. Boebert for several reasons. He found some of her comments “disgusting and anti-moral in America” and objected to her brand of “entertainment”, a term Mr Frisch said he used frequently, which he borrowed from a friend.
It’s referring to “On behalf of Boebert and Marjorie Taylor Greene and many others — also some on the left — using this just…shout out. I mean, a lot of time on Twitter, A lot of time on the cable news network and not really focusing on the job at hand.”
Rachel Sharp11/11/2022 13:00
Bobert claims she’s not surprised by the close game
Lauren Boebert claims she’s not surprised that her race to retain her seat in the House of Representatives has come to an end.
The MAGA Republican told reporters Thursday in Washington, D.C. that the tight race didn’t catch her off guard, blaming some Republicans for the big race in Colorado.
“I expect [Colorado Governor Jared Polis] and [Democratic Senator Michael Bennet] Carry some. Yes,” she said.
“I don’t know if there isn’t enough enthusiasm for our gubernatorial and Senate candidates, or what’s going on there, but the votes have shifted a lot there.”
Her denial of racial confusion was markedly different from what she predicted before the vote closed.
On Tuesday, she tweeted that “the red wave has begun” – because it failed to materialize.
Rachel SharpNovember 11, 2022 12:41
Bobbert finally breaks 36-hour silence on social media
On Thursday, Lauren Boebert finally broke her 36-hour silence after her election night race against Democrat Adam Frisch didn’t go as planned.
The current MAGA Republican congresswoman posted a vague tweet on her Twitter page Thursday morning, making no mention of the tight race that could remove her from Congress after one term.
“Good morning! Jesus is Lord,” she wrote simply.
In a follow-up tweet, she posted a meme that appeared to mock Colorado’s speed of vote counting.
independent’s Rachel Sharp has the full story:
Rachel Sharp11/11/2022 12:20
Adam Frisch against Bobert’s ‘entertainment’
Ahead of Election Day, Adam Frisch told independent He decided to take on MAGA Republicans in her bid for a U.S. House seat in response to her “anger”.
He said it was “on behalf of Bobbert and Marjorie Taylor-Green and many others — and some on the left — using this just…shout. I mean, a lot Time on Twitter, a lot of time on cable news networks and not really focusing on the job at hand.”
Mr Frisch, a foreign exchange trader who served on the Aspen, Colorado, city council for eight years, added that he found some of her bizarre remarks “disgusting and immoral in America.”
“I’m thinking, you know, if a moderate, pragmatic, pro-business Democrat can get through the Democratic primary, it’s not going to be easy — and it’s not — I think I can build a coalition,” he said.
Rachel Sharp11/11/2022 12:00
Adam Frisch calls for ‘respect’ for military members whose votes have not yet been counted
Adam Frisch called for “respect” for the state’s active duty military, many of whom have not yet been counted in the Colorado race.
On Thursday, the Democrat tweeted that thousands of votes remain to be counted, as well as votes from those who serve in the military or live overseas.
“Everyone is #CO03 Regardless of political affiliation, their voices should be heard. I believe every valid vote will be counted.
“In particular, we must honor and honor those who serve our country by ensuring that every military vote is counted,” he tweeted.
“1/ In this extremely close race, every vote counts, Pueblo County and thousands of votes from military and overseas voters are still in place, and a huge amount of curable votes.
“Help us gather resources to get through this!”
Rachel SharpNovember 11, 2022 11:40
Lauren Bobert visits Washington amid tight game
Lauren Boebert visits Washington, D.C., while the fight for her House seat returns to Colorado.
The MAGA Republican incumbent appeared at the House Freedom Caucus’s Covid-19 pandemic accountability hearing on Thursday — the same day she finally broke her close silence on the surprise.
Speaking to reporters at the event, she sought to push the Republican Party’s weaker-than-expected performance in her hometown to the big-ticket candidate.
“I don’t know if there isn’t enough enthusiasm for our governor and the top candidate in the Senate, or what’s going on there, but the votes have shifted a lot there,” she said.
Colorado’s Democratic Gov. Jared Polis and Sen. Michael Bennet both handily defeated their Republican opponents in their re-election bids.
Rachel SharpNovember 11, 2022 11:20
Will Colorado Recount?
In Colorado, an automatic recount is triggered if a candidate wins by 0.5% or less of the leading candidate’s total votes.
That means, to avoid a recount, Lauren Boebert or Adam Frisch would need to lead by about 788 votes.
If a recount is triggered, it must be done within 35 days of Election Day.
Rachel SharpNovember 11, 2022 11:00
Bobbert believes she will win: ‘Of course’
Lauren Boebert insists she is confident of keeping her House seat despite the unexpectedly close race still too tight to declare.
“Of course I want to win. It’s going to be great,” the Republican incumbent told reporters in Washington, D.C., on Thursday night.
When asked if she would support House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s bid for speaker if the Republicans took the House, she said she was focused on herself.
“Is that what you guys are focusing on? You know I’m — you know I’ve got 794 votes in my race now?” She fired.
“That’s my focus right now,” she said.
Rachel Sharp11/11/2022 10:40
Bobert now leads with 1,122 votes
Lauren Boebert now leads by 1,122 votes in a race that has drawn an astonishingly close in Colorado for the U.S. House of Representatives seat.
Ms. Boebert currently leads Democratic challenger Adam Frisch with 49.8 percent with 50.2 percent of the vote, and the district has now reported 99 percent of the vote.
The race is still too close.
After falling behind for much of the race, Donald Trump’s allies regained the lead on Thursday, edging out Democrats by 386 votes that morning. She extended her lead to 794 votes that afternoon, with more votes reported later in the day.
Rachel Sharp11/11/2022 10:20
We read Lauren Boebert’s book so you don’t have to
Imagine you just bought Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert’s new autobiography, “My American life.”
You rush to her restaurant, Shooter’s Bar and Grill, and start flipping through its pages. A waitress – with a pistol hanging from her hip holster – dropped a menu on the table. You glance at it, eyes resting on the pork slider. Fake news says they gave concertgoers diarrhea back in 2017. But you didn’t come all the way to Colorado for a rifle to lie. You want the truth – it’s in your hands. you dive in.
Rachel SharpNovember 11, 2022 10:00