Ernest LuningErnest LuningApril 1, 20187min281

FAMILIAR TERRITORY? … U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn learned this week that he successfully petitioned his way onto the Republican primary ballot and will be facing at least two GOP challengers in his bid for a seventh term representing the 5th Congressional District. It’s a familiar situation for Lamborn, who was first elected in 2006, to find himself in a primary — but contrary to what seems to be widely held impressions, Lamborn isn’t that used to petitioning onto the ballot or confronting multiple primary opponents.