Lauren Opal Boebert (/ˈboʊbərt/ BOH-bərt; née Roberts; born December 19, 1986) is an American politician, businesswoman, and gun rights activist serving as the U.S. representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lauren_Boebert
- In the 2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Colorado she unexpectedly defeated incumbent Scott Tipton in the primary election (54.6% vs 45.4%) (Boebert was the first primary challenger to defeat a sitting U.S. representative in Colorado in 48 years)
- and went on to win the general election (51.27% to 45.41%) over Democratic nominee Diane Mitsch Bush, a former state representative...
- She won reelection in 2022 by a narrow margin of 546 votes against former Aspen City Council member Adam Frisch.
- During the primary, her main challenger was Don Coram, a state senator who positioned himself as more moderate... Boebert's campaign had a significant advantage, with $5 million in campaign funds to Coram's $225,000... Boebert won the primary with almost 66% of the vote.
- Boebert defeated Frisch by a small margin in a closer than expected race. The margin was so close it triggered an automatic recount. The recount was completed on December 12 and affirmed that Boebert won by 546 votes out of 327,000.