Rep. Lauren Boebert Skipped Her District’s GOP Debate.

Is that something she can really afford to do?

Lauren Elizabeth
3 min readJun 3, 2024
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Ah, Lauren Boebert.

It certainly hasn’t been easy for the Colorado congresswoman lately, has it? Whether it be the fact that she was caught fondling her date in a public theater full of children at a Beetlejuice performance, or her 18 year old son’s arrest, there’s absolutely no denying that the Boebert family has a lot going on in life lately.

And then, of course, you have an attempt at reelection on top of it.

An election attempt that she apparently has such little faith in she decided she had to literally switch districts in order to give herself a chance.

But even in spite of how tough this election is undoubtedly going to be for her, Boebert decided she was going to skip the GOP debate.

Natalie Venegas with Newsweek writes:

“Representative Lauren Boebert, a Colorado Republican who is running for reelection in the state’s 4th Congressional District, was absent from a debate on Saturday as her GOP rivals took aim at her…

…On Saturday, a debate hosted at the Grizzly Rose by the Republican Women of Weld and the Lincoln Club of Colorado aimed to bring together Boebert and five of her rivals in the…



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