Statewide primary election results as of 3:00 a.m. July 1 show that John Hickenlooper bested Andrew Romanoff to face incumbent Senator Cory Gardner in the November elections.
John Hickenlooper 59.54% 525,716
Andrew Romanoff 40.46% 357,311
Total votes cast for Senator Cory Gardner, running unopposed for the Republican slot: 524,678.
Voter turnout across the state was 41.4 percent, with 1,451,905 votes cast. A few counties have still not reported, meaning the total votes for candidates will change slightly, but will not affect results.
Chaffee County, with 100 percent of the votes in, mirrored the state Democratic party results, with Hickenlooper getting the nod to challenge Gardner in November:
John Hickenlooper 62.32% 2,654 votes
Andrew Romanoff 37.68% 1,605 votes
Total votes cast for Democratic candidates were 4,269.
Cory Gardner garnered 2,617 votes in Chaffee County.
Chaffee County results as reported after 11 p.m. Tuesday evening June 30 are reported here:
All election results are considered unofficial until the state and counties verify the results.
For full primary election results for the state of Colorado go to this summary.