New Poll Shows Lauren Boebert and Dem Challenger Are Statistically Tied

Far right Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert is currently tied with Adam Frisch, her Democratic challenger.

Colorado’s third congressional district is decidedly Republican. The district saw former President Donald Trump defeat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. by 12 points. Trump defeated Joe Biden in the district 5 to 1. That same year, Boebert — a Christian nationalist known for her racist and homophobic fearmongering — won her first congressional race by 6.2 points.

New polling commissioned by Frisch’s campaign, however, suggests that Boebert’s chance at getting reelected may be in jeopardy.

According to the pollThe survey was conducted by Keating Research between September 28 and October 2. Boebert had the support 47 percent of the voters in her district. Frisch had the support of only 45 percent. According to the survey, seven percent of voters are not yet decided.

The poll’s margin of error is 4.4 points, meaning that the candidates are in a statistical tie.

The numbers are unexpected — not just because the district has trended Republican, but also because it has become more Republican as a result of recent gerrymandering. The poll shows that unaffiliated voters are deeply dissatisfied with Boebert’s congressional tenure, and that the public opinion in her district has changed since the July Keating Research poll.

During Boebert’s short time in office, she has Use of Islamophobic language to attack Democratic Party members of “the Squad.” She has also fundraised for her congressional campaign by pushing the false claim that her opponents sought to take away people’s guns on the same day a mass shooting took place in her home state. On January 6, 2021 she voted against the certificationBiden was unable to be kept out of the White House by the Electoral College. has consistently downplayed the severity of the attack on the U.S. Capitol building since.

Recent developments include Boebert celebrated fascist political victories across countriesLike Italy and Sweden, and she has suggested that her beliefs are similar to those of extremist parties.

Boebert is one of “the leaders of the anger-tainment industry,” Frisch said this week. “And I think people are sick and tired of that, they want to focus on women’s reproductive rights, getting inflation under control, and making sure there is good funding for schools, especially in the rural parts of our district.”