In early returns Tuesday evening, the state’s six incumbent U.S. House members on the ballot looked poised to win reelection to Congress, as expected.
Rep. Jason Crow, an Aurora Democrat, was leading Republican challenger Steve House for the 6th Congressional District, in Denver’s eastern suburbs. Crow had 58% of the vote and House had 39%, with two other candidates splitting the remainder at 7:35 p.m.
Rep. Ken Buck, a Windsor Republican, was leading Democratic challenger Ike McCorkle in the 4th District, on the Eastern Plains. Buck had 63% of the vote and McCorkle had 34%, with two other candidates splitting the remaining votes.
Rep. Ed Perlmutter, an Arvada Democrat, was ahead of Republican challenger Casper Stockham and three other candidates for the 7th District, in Denver’s western suburbs. Perlmutter had 60% and Stockham had 37%.
In Colorado Springs, Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn was leading Democratic candidate Jillian Freeland and three others with 56% of the vote.
Rep. Joe Neguse, a Lafayette Democrat, was ahead of Republican challenger Charlie Winn and two other candidates in the 2nd District, which includes Boulder and parts of the northern mountains. Neguse had 57% of votes.
In Denver, longtime Democratic Rep. Diana DeGette led Republican candidate Shane Bolling and three other challengers. DeGette had 76% of the vote, Bolling had 22%, and the other candidates split the remaining votes.
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