Two Democrats will face off in the June 26 primary for the chance to challenge Republican Mike Coffman in the suburban congressional district both sides agree could determine which party controls the House.
Delegates awarded spots on the primary ballot to Jason Crow, an attorney and Army combat veteran, and Levi Tillemann, a clean energy expert and author, at the 6th Congressional District Democratic assembly Thursday night in Aurora.
U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, a Denver Democrat serving her 11th term, will share the June primary ballot with challenger Saira Rao but on Friday easily won top line at the 1st Congressional District assembly.
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman plans to report raising $464,847 for the just-completed first fundraising quarter of the year — just $3,000 more than his leading Democratic challenger Jason Crow plans to report for the quarter.
Democrat Jason Crow plans to report raising $461,832 in the most recent fundraising quarter, bringing his total donations to $1,259,532 since the attorney and Army veteran launched his campaign challenging five-term Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman one year ago this week.
DENVER — Saira Rao, the Denver Democrat mounting a primary challenge against 11-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, will report raising just over $250,000 for the quarter that ended Saturday, her first in the race, Colorado Politics has learned.
DENVER — David Aarestad is pulling out of the Democratic race in Colorado's 6th Congressional District Tuesday and endorsing primary rival Jason Crow, saying the Army veteran has the best chance of unseating five-term U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, the Republican incumbent, Colorado Politics has learned.