Tipton coasts to primary victory; will face Schwartz

By RANDY ESSEX

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton easily brushed aside a Republican primary election challenge for the nomination to his Colorado 3rd District seat in Congress.Incomplete results Tuesday showed Tipton winning nearly 80 percent of the vote over 28-year-old Carbondale resident Alex Beinstein.He will face Democrat Gail Schwartz, a former state senator and former regent for the University of Colorado, her alma mater.“Congressman Tipton appreciates the continued support of Republicans in the 3rd Congressional District,” said campaign staffer Michael Fortney. “He looks forward to the general election and his race against the detached, anti-job, anti-energy, liberal elite Gail Schwartz.” Beinstein was a political …

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