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2020 United States Senate election in Colorado

← 2014 November 3, 2020 2026 →
  United States Senator John Hickenlooper of Colorado (cropped).jpg Cory Gardner official Senate portrait (cropped).jpeg
Nominee John Hickenlooper Cory Gardner
Party Democrat Republican
Popular vote 1,731,114 1,429,492
Percentage 53.5% 44.2%

2020 United States Senate election in Colorado results map by county.svg
County results
Hickenlooper:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%
Gardner:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%

U.S. Senator before election

Cory Gardner
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

John Hickenlooper
Democrat

An election happened on November 3, 2020 to elect a Senator from the U.S. state of Colorado. The main two people in the election were Cory Gardner (Republican Party) and John Hickenlooper (Democratic Party). Hickenlooper won the election and became Senator. Gardner was Senator before the election.

Primary elections happened on June 30, 2020. In the Republican Party primary, nobody went against Cory Gardner. There were two people in the Democratic Party primary election: John Hickenlooper and Andrew Romanoff. Hickenlooper won this primary. There was also a primary for the Libertarian Party between Raymon Doane and Gaylon Kent. Doane won this primary.

Democratic Party primary

Colorado U.S. Senate Democratic primary, 2020
Results by county:
Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat John Hickenlooper 585,826 58.65%
Democrat Andrew Romanoff 412,955 41.35%
Total votes 998,781 100.00%

Republican Party primary

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cory Gardner (incumbent) 554,806 100.00%
Total votes 554,806 100.00%

Libertarian Party primary

Libertarian primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Libertarian Raymon Doane 3,477 62.41%
Libertarian Gaylon Kent 2,094 37.59%
Total votes 5,571 100.00%

Results

United States Senate election in Colorado, 2020
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democrat John Hickenlooper 1,731,114 53.50% +7.24%
Republican Cory Gardner (incumbent) 1,429,492 44.18% -4.03%
Libertarian Raymon Doane 56,262 1.74% -0.85%
Approval Voting Daniel Doyle 9,820 0.30% N/A
Unity Stephen Evans 8,971 0.28% -0.04%
Total votes 3,235,659 100.0%
Democrat gain from Republican
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