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Wed Mar 15, 2023, 09:10 PM Mar 2023

CO Democratic US Representatives that are strong general election candidates for statewide office.

1)Neguse- ran for statewide office(Secretary of State) in 2014(Republican Wave Year). Narrowly lost when every Democratic nominee for statewide office in CO except for Governor/Lt Governor lost. Udall narrowly lost re-election to his US Senate seat in 2014. CO has become a Democratic leaning state in 2018. Neguse’s US House District CO-2 has elected its representatives to statewide office.
Udall(US Senate)2008
Wirth(US Senate)1986
2)Crow- got elected to the US House in a swing district(CO-6)in 2018 by unseating a Republican incumbent by a double digit margin. Crow won by an 11 percent margin in 2018,17 percent in 2020 and 23 percent in 2022.
3)Pettersen- got elected to the US House in a swing district(CO-7) in 2022 by a double digit margin(15 percent margin).

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