Cory Gardner


Thu November 15, 2012

A New Brand of Politics in Northern Colorado

The re-election of Rep. Cory Gardner and the victory of Rep. Jared Polis in a newly drawn district that now includes Northern Colorado promises to bring the region closer in some ways -- and further apart in others.

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Wed November 7, 2012

Gardner Defeats Shaffer In 4th District Congressional Race

Congressman Cory Gardner Speaking to Republican supporters at the Republican watch party at Sports Authority Field in Denver.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Republican Congressman Cory Gardner fended off his Democratic challenger Brandon Shaffer to retain his seat in the fourth congressional district. Gardner easily won the district Tuesday night maintaining a commanding lead over Shaffer. 

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Thu November 1, 2012
CO VOTE 2012

VIDEO: Colorado Decides Debate Between Cory Gardner & Brandon Shaffer

Screencap from the Colorado Decides debate between Gardner and Shaffer


Mon September 24, 2012
A Word With The Candidates

In Solidly Republican CD4, Democrat Shaffer Underdog To Incumbent Gardner

Incumbent Cory Gardner pictured left, challenger Brandon Shaffer pictured right.
Gardner: U.S. House / Shaffer: Colorado Senate
  • Nathan Heffel for Morning Edition

Colorado’s vast 4th Congressional District is nearly as big as the state of North Carolina. But it now includes different territory then incumbent Republican Cory Gardner won two years ago. Noticeably absent is Larimer County – which redistricting excluded last year. But that’s not stopping Democrat Brandon Shaffer from trying to make inroads in a solidly conservative electorate.

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Fri September 21, 2012
CO VOTE 2012

VIDEO: Colorado State of Mind's District 4 Candidate Forum

Colorado State of Mind RMPBS