How Colorado voters are reacting to Lauren Boebert’s congressional district swap (Colorado Sun)

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    How Colorado voters are reacting to Lauren Boebert’s congressional district swap – By Jesse Bedayn (The Associated Press) / Jan 22, 2024

    Whether Boebert will join the ranks of American politicians who have relocated and won remains unclear

    LAST CHANCE — Fleeing a tough reelection bid in the district where she lives, Colorado Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert is moving from the mountains to the plains, in the hopes of finding conservative pastures green enough to salvage her place in Congress.

    To win, she’ll have to convince a new swath of voters that her brand of white-hot, far-right political activism — built on divisive one-liners and partisan ferocity in the U.S. House — is more needed in Washington than the home-grown Republicans she now faces in the primary.

    While Boebert’s new district voted for President Donald Trump by a nearly 20 percentage point margin in 2020, more than double the margin in her old district, and some Republican voters are already admirers, others are greeting her with hands-on-hips skepticism.

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