Rep. Lauren Boebert’s (R-CO) opponent conceded the election on Friday despite the race’s razor-thin vote margin.
Boebert leads local businessman and former Democrat city councilor Adam Frisch, 50.8% to 49.92%, with over 99% of the votes counted, according to DecisionDeskHQ. Under Colorado law, the extremely close margin would likely trigger a recount. Frisch, however, announced his concession on Friday.
“The voters have spoken. And while we showed great progress, I remain down by a few hundred votes,” Frisch said. “I just got off the phone with Rep. Boebert. I called her to formally concede this election.”
Frisch said in his announcement, “The likelihood of this recount changing more than a