Hickenlooper flips seat, Biden wins Colorado

Tracking presidential results and the senatorial race between Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper.

A victory for Democrats, former Vice President Joe Biden has won Colorado with 55.8% of the votes, taking its nine electoral votes.

The first flip of the night, former Governor John Hickenlooper also won Colorado’s senate seat against Republican incumbent Cory Gardner.

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Updated Nov. 3, 6:45 p.m.

Victory for Democrats

Democrat John Hickenlooper takes Colorado’s Senate seat against incumbent Cory Gardner.

Updated Nov. 3, 6:24 p.m.

Hickenlooper leads Gardner

As over a quarter of the votes for Senate have been accounted for, Hickenlooper leads Gardner 60.1% to 38.1%. Officials estimate that 70-80% of votes will be reported tonight.

Cory Gardner

Republican incumbent Cory Gardner comes from a rural Colorado background and has been a big supporter of President Trump. He assumed office in 2015, and is a member of the Senate Energy & Natural Resource Committee. He also serves as the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.

John Hickenlooper

Hickenlooper, a former Colorado Governor, announced his Senate candidacy last August. Hickenlooper is a former geologist and business owner, though he left both fields to pursue politics when he realized he wanted to bring a different perspective in office. Hickenlooper’s first political venture was a local grassroots campaign in 2001. He was then elected Mayor of Denver in 2003, and Governor of Colorado in 2010.