November 18, 2022 18:49 GMT
MIDTERMS: Frisch Concedes Colorado House Race To Rep Boebert
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Democrat Adam Frisch has conceded one of the closest races of the midterm cycle to Trump-ally Rep Lauren Boebert, saying the chance of a recount changing the result is "very small.”
- Prior to Election Day, FiveThirtyEight gave Frisch a 3/100 chance of winning the seat. The fact the race in a near dead-heat exemplified two trends which worked against Boebert.
- The first was a repudiation of former President Trump's closest allies and hand-picked candidates and the second a more general shift in Colorado towards Democrats.
- Axios: "The evidence for Colorado as a Democratic stronghold is abundant. Voters allowed the party to retain complete control of state government for the first time in state history.
Chart 1: Colorado Third Congressional District