Lauren Boebert’s Campaign Mistakenly Says, In FEC Filing, That She Represents Utah

Lauren Boebert campaigns for the U.S. House of Representatives seat in Colorado’s 3rd congressional district in October 2020.

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The campaign of Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) submitted a report with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday night that lists her as a candidate for Congress in Utah.

Boebert represents Colorado.

“Thanks for reaching out,” said Boebert’s spokesperson, Jake Settle, when Forbes inquired about the revision. “I flagged this for our team!” 

Boebert’s home state was listed as Colorado in her campaign’s original report for the third quarter of 2021, which was filed on Oct. 15. The campaign amended that filing last night and, among other revisions, changed Boebert’s state and district on the first page from Colorado 03 to Utah 03. Update: October 29, 3:45 p.m. ET: Early Friday afternoon Boebert’s campaign amended its report a second time, and the state is now listed as Colorado.

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“I’ve never seen a candidate misidentify the state they are seeking to represent on an FEC report,” said Brett Kappel, an attorney specializing in campaign finance at Harmon, Curran, Spielberg & Eisenberg.

Most of the other modifications in the amended 839-page report result from the campaign revising its contributions for the quarter from $806,000 to $770,000.

Rep. Lauren Boebert’s (R-Colo.) campaign said she was a candidate in Utah in a FEC filing made Thursday.


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