Republicans pick Ken Buck as congressional nominee

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DENVER (AP) Onetime U.S. Senate candidate Ken Buck seems headed for Washington - only this time as a congressman.

Buck won the Republican primary for the 4th Congressional district in eastern Colorado on Tuesday.

He's the favorite to win in November because the district is heavily Republican. The seat came open when Rep. Cory Gardner challenged Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Udall.

Buck lost a 2010 U.S. Senate race and had planned to run against Udall until Gardner stepped in. He switched races and soundly beat three other candidates in the primary.

In Colorado Springs, Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn narrowly defeated beat retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Bentley Rayburn.

GOP Rep. Scott Tipton easily defeated peach farmer Dave Cox in his 3rd District.


KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.

powered by Disqus
KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 264585371 - nbc11news.com/a?a=264585371
Gray Television, Inc.