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Gardner to take on Rep. Markey in eastern Colorado

LOVELAND, Colo. – Republican state Rep. Cory Gardner is poised to take on Democratic Rep. Betsy Markey in Colorado’s 4th Congressional District.

Gardner was the clear winner in a Republican assembly Friday to narrow primary candidates. The three Republicans wanting to challenge Markey needed 30 percent in a gathering of Republican delegates; only Gardner met the threshold.

Gardner owns a farm supply business in Yuma.



Markey was elected in 2008, the first Democrat to win in three decades in a sprawling district that includes much of northern and eastern Colorado. She has no Democratic opposition.


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