DENVER (KDVR) – On Tuesday, when Election Day 2022 arrives, all eight of Colorado’s U.S. congressional seats will be decided upon by voters.
FOX31 has broken down who’s running for these positions as well as some pertinent details for each race. This story will be updated as winners are decided.
1st Congressional District: DeGette wins
Colorado’s 1st Congressional District covers all of Denver as well as some southern suburbs including Englewood and Columbine.
Democrat Diana DeGette has held the seat since winning election in 1997.
She faced off against Republican Jennifer Qualteri, Libertarian John Kittleson and Iris Boswell of the Green Party in this year’s election.
2nd Congressional District: Neguse wins
House District 2 incorporates northern central Colorado, including portions of the northern and western Denver and Boulder metro areas along with mountain counties Clear Creek, Eagle, Summit and Park counties.
Democratic incumbent Joe Neguse first won election in 2018. In this election, he faced off against Republican Marshall Dawson, American Constitution Party candidate Gary Nation, Colorado Center Party candidate Steve Yurash and Unity Party candidate Tim Wolf.
Colorado’s Congressional District 2 incorporates northern central Colorado, including portions of the northern and western Denver and Boulder metro areas along with mountain counties Clear Creek, Eagle, Summit and Park counties.
3rd Congressional District:
Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District has been one of the races getting more national attention because of its incumbent candidate Republican Lauren Boebert. Boebert has supported former President Trump since her initial campaign in 2020 and now faces Democrat Adam Frisch, who has downplayed his party affiliation and called himself a conservative.
Independent candidate Kristin Skowronski, Independent candidate Richard Tetu and Independent candidate Marina Zimmerman are also running.
4th Congressional District: Buck wins
The incumbent, Republican candidate Ken Buck, ran against Democratic candidate Isaac McCorkle and American Constitution Party candidate Ryan McGonigal.
5th Congressional District: Lamborn wins
Republican incumbent Doug Lamborn ran against Democratic candidate David Torres, American Constitution Party candidate Christopher Mitchell, Libertarian Party candidate Brian Flanagan and Independent candidate Matthew Feigenbaum.
6th Congressional District: Crow wins
The incumbent Democrat, Rep. Jason Crow ran against Republican Steve Monahan and Libertarian candidate Eric Mulder.
Crow released a statement after his victory.
“In the next Congress, I will continue working hard to lower costs, protect our rights, and defend our democracy,” Crow said in part. “I grew up working class; I understand everyday struggles as families are pinched with high costs and uncertain supply chains. As we recover from a difficult few years, I will continue my tireless work delivering for Coloradans.”
7th Congressional District: Pettersen wins
Democrat Brittany Pettersen, a Colorado state senator, ran against Republican Erik Aadland, Libertarian Ross Klopf, Unity Party candidate Critter Milton and Independent candidate JP Lujan.
8th Congressional District: Caraveo wins
In a tight race for Colorado’s newest U.S. House seat, Republican Barbara Kirkmeyer conceded to her Democratic opponent Yadira Caraveo Wednesday evening.
Following the 2020 U.S. Census, seven new congressional districts were created across the country, one of those being Colorado’s newly formed 8th Congressional District, which is the first forming of a district in the state since 2001.
The race was between Democratic candidate Yadira Caraveo, Republican candidate Barbara Kirkmeyer, Libertarian candidate Richard Ward and Colorado Center Party candidate Tim Long.
The 8th is one of the more diverse districts in the state following the Census-induced district redrawing.
According to Ballotpedia, as of Sept. 1:
- 27% of the district’s voters are registered Democrats
- 24% of the district’s voters are registered Republicans
- 46% of the district’s voters are unaffiliated