Colorado election officials order recount after Rep. Boebert projected to defeat Dem challenger Adam Frisch

Colorado election officials order recount after Rep. Boebert projected to defeat Dem challenger Adam Frisch
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Colorado state election officials on Wednesday ordered a recount of the House race in Colorado’s third district after Rep. Lauren Boebert was projected to defeat Adam Frisch. Frisch conceded the closely watched U.S. House race against Boebert on Nov. 18. With nearly all votes counted, the incumbent Boebert leads Democrat Adam Frisch by around 550 votes out of over 327,000 votes counted. FILE - Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., addresses attendees to the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit, July 23, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. Boebert is seeking reelection in Colorado's 3rd Congressional District in the Nov. 8, 2022 election. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)In Colorado, a mandatory recount is triggered when the margin of votes between the top two candidates is at or below 0.5% of the leading candidate's vote total."I am ordering a mandatory recount of the CD-3 race, as required by Colorado law," Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold tweeted Wednesday evening. "All c ...

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