LIVE RESULTS: First-term Rep. Jason Crow projected to retain seat in Colorado's 6th Congressional District

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LIVE RESULTS: First-term Rep. Jason Crow projected to retain seat in Colorado's 6th Congressional District
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  • First-term Rep. Jason Crow is projected to retain his seat in Colorado's 6th Congressional District and defeat Republican Steve House.
  • The district is located in north-central Colorado and includes much of the eastern portion of the Denver-Aurora metropolitan area.
  • See the live coverage and full results from all US House elections.
  • Steve House served as the chair of the Colorado Republican Party before stepping down in September 2019 to run for Congress.
  • Polls started closing at 7 p.m. local time on Tuesday.

First-term Democratic Rep. Jason Crow is projected to retain his seat and defeat Republican Steve House in Colorado's 6th Congressional District.

Polls started closing at 7 p.m. local time on Tuesday.

The candidates

Crow is a veteran of the US Army where he served three tours as an Army Ranger and was awarded a Bronze Star. Crow was a member of the Colorado Board of Veterans Affairs for five years before becoming a partner in a Colorado law firm.

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In 2017, Crow defeated five-term incumbent Mike Coffman by 11% to become the first Democrat to represent the district in its 37-year history. He currently sits on the House Armed Services Committee and the Small Business Committee.

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House, Crow's challenger, has 35 years of experience working in the healthcare industry as an engineer, consultant, marketer, and executive. In March 2015, he was elected chair of Colorado's Republican Party, a role he held onto until late 2019 when he declared his intention to run for Congress. House's campaign platform is centered around lower taxes, affordable healthcare, and reforming the nation's immigration system.

The district

Colorado's 6th Congressional District is located in north-central Colorado and contains much of the eastern section of the Denver-Aurora metropolitan area. It is home to all of Aurora, and parts of the cities of Littleton, Centennial, Brighton, and Henderson.

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In the 2016 presidential election, the district voted for Hillary Clinton over President Donald Trump in a 50-41% split.

The money race

According to the Center for Responsive Politics, Crow has raised $3.8 million, spent $2.6 million, and had $1.2 million in cash on hand while House has raised $1.1 million, spent $971,960, and has around $176,000 in cash on hand.

What experts say

The race between Crow and House is rated as "safe Democratic" by Inside Elections, The Cook Political Report, and Sabato's Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia Center for Politics.

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