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United States Senate election in Colorado, 2016

United States Senate election in Colorado, 2016

November 8, 2016

 
Party Democratic Republican

Incumbent U.S. Senator

Michael Bennet
Democratic

The 2016 United States Senate election in Colorado will take place on November 8, 2016, to elect a member of the United States Senate to represent the State of Colorado, concurrently with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the United States Senate in other states and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections.

Incumbent Democratic Senator Michael Bennet has not said whether he will run for re-election to a second term in office.

Background

Democratic U.S. Senator Ken Salazar resigned in January 2009 to become United States Secretary of the Interior and Governor Bill Ritter appointed Bennet, the Superintendent of Denver Public Schools, to replace him. Bennet was elected to a full term in 2010, defeating Republican Ken Buck by 48.1% to 46.4%.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Potential

Republican primary

Candidates

Potential

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f "The 10 states that could decide the next Senate". Politico. November 12, 2014. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Seeking the next Gardner in Colorado". The Hill. November 18, 2014. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
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