COLORADO SPRINGS — Results are in from Tuesday’s primary election in Colorado, with big races for U.S. Senate, district attorney, and county commissioner.
Before 7:30 p.m., the Associated Press released an update stating former Governor John Hickenlooper has won the Democratic Senate primary in Colorado. Hickenlooper faced off against Andrew Romanoff, president of Mental Health Colorado. In November, he’ll square off with republican incumbent Senator Cory Gardner, who’s held the office since 2015.
And, in El Paso County, the hotly contested 4th Judicial Attorney race was clinched by Senior Deputy District Attorney Michael Allen, who ran against El Paso County Commissioner Mark Waller.
In Pueblo, voters decided to keep County Commissioner Garrison Ortiz in office. He won handily over oponent Abel Tapia, who has worked in the private and public sectors.
Another county commissioner seat up for grabs, after it was vacated by Terry Hart due to a term limitation, was nabbed in a closer race by Eppie Griego. Griego ran against Tisha Mauro.