Denver’s CBS News affiliate reports:
The razor-thin race that kept Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District on its toes for more than a week has reached an end. Democratic challenger Adam Frisch has conceded to incumbent Republican Lauren Boebert.
In a short press conference via Zoom on Friday morning, the Aspen councilman announced that he had conceded the election via a phone call to Rep. Boebert after thanking his supporters for a historically close campaign. “Only a quarter of our district is registered Democrats,” said Frisch.
Frisch stated that while a recount will still likely be automatically triggered, “The likelihood of this recount changing more than a handful of votes is very small.”
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Unofficially, the race is over.
But officially, a few things have to happen before incumbent U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert is certified as the winner of her first reelection bid in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District.https://t.co/GZQLyEk7LI
— Conrad Swanson (@Conrad_Swanson) November 18, 2022
Frisch called Boebert on Friday morning to concede the race.
He made his announcement as the final votes in the race trickled in.
Frisch trailed Boebert by 551 votes.https://t.co/hbCaLdJsFd
— CPR News (@CPRNews) November 18, 2022