Lauren Boebert is an American-based politician, businesswoman, and gun rights, activist. She is a representative of the Republican Party, and for Colorado’s 3rd congressional district, she serves as the U.S. representative. From 2013 to 2022, Lauren owned Shooters Grill, a restaurant in Rifle, Colorado; the restaurant staff members were encouraged to carry firearms openly.
Lauren is known for her gun rights advocacy, particularly after a confrontation with Beto O’Rourke over the policy on semi-automatic rifles. In the 2020 election, Lauren launched a campaign for Colorado’s 3rd congressional district. Further, in the primary election, she unexpectedly defeated incumbent representative Scott Tipton, and later in the general election, Lauren beat the Democratic nominee and former state representative Diane Mitsch Bush.
In Congress, Lauren associated herself with the right-wing Freedom Caucus conservative Republican Study Committee and, in January 2022, became the communications chair and the pro-gun Second Amendment Caucus. In 2022, Lauren won reelection by a very small margin against former Aspen City Council member Adam Frisch.
Although she rejects this label, Lauren is often described as a far-right ally of President Donald Trump. Lauren is accused of supporting the QAnon conspiracy theory. She opposes transitioning to green energy, abortion, COVID-19 mask and vaccine mandates, sex education, non-heterosexual marriage, and sex-reassignment surgeries for minors. Further, she advocates for an isolationist foreign policy but also supports it because of having closer ties with Israel for religious reasons.
Lauren Boebert Wins Election After Recount
A recount reconfirmed that in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, The Republican Party representative Lauren Boebert (35) defeated Democrat Adam Frisch, the Colorado secretary of state announced this week.
Lauren received 50.06% of the final vote total, whereas Adam received 49.89%. The net change in votes gave Adam an additional vote, while Lauren lost three votes.
Secretary of State Jena Griswold, in the statement, called Colorado’s elections “safe, secure, and accurate.”
Adam conceded the race last month, but later an automatic recount was done. In Colorado state, if any race loses by a margin of 0.5% or lesser of the votes earned by the top finisher, it is automatically recounted.
Last month, Adam said in a live Facebook vedio that he did not propose a recount and did not predict the results to change. The closeness of this race surprised many political watchers.
Earlier in the 2020 election, Lauren won the county election with 51.4% of the vote.
Lauren Boebert Early Life:
Lauren was born on 19th December 1986 in Altamonte Springs, Florida. When she was around 12, her family moved to the Montbello and later to Aurora, Colorado, before settling in 2003 in Rifle, Colorado. She once mentioned that her family expenses depended on welfare when she was growing up.
In 2009, she became a born-again Christian and currently lives in Silt, Colorado, with her family.
She attended a church in Glenwood Springs and volunteered at a local jail between May 2014 and November 2016.
Lauren Boebert Family Background:
Lauren’s mother’s name is Shawn Elaine Roberts; her father’s and sibling’s information is still unavailable.
Lauren Boebert Education:
Lauren attended Rifle High School but later dropped out during her senior year when she had a baby in 2004. Later in 2020, Lauren got a GED certificate.
Lauren Boebert Physical stats:
Lauren stands 5′ 4″ tall and weighs around 54 kg. Further, she has beautiful silky dark brown hair and gorgeous brownish eyes. Her personality is overall a bold and beautiful one.
Lauren Boebert Birth Signs:
According to Lauren’s birthdate, she comes under the zodiac sign Sagittarius. She is currently 35 years old. Further, her ruling planet is Jupiter, and her birth flower is Carnation.
Lauren Boebert Net worth:
Lauren has been in a professional career since 2005. Apart from her political career, she and her husband have restaurants in Colorado. Her estimated networth should be between $5 million to $8 million.
Lauren Boebert Relationship Status:
Lauren has been married to Jayson Boebert since 2007, and the couple has four sons. Jayson worked in oil and gas fields before the couple opened Shooter’s Grill. Further, their children’s details are currently unavailable.
Lauren Boebert Career:
After leaving high school, Lauren took a job at a McDonald’s in Rifle as an assistant manager. Further, in 2007, she worked for a natural gas drilling company and later also worked as a pipeliner.
In 2013, Lauren and her husband opened Shooters Grill in Rifle, Colorado. They also owned a Smokehouse (now defunct) restaurant across the street. Further, in 2015, she opened another restaurant on Rifle Creek Golf Course and, in December 2016, sold it. In July 2022, Shooters Grill closed when the building’s new owner decided not to renew the lease.
In September 2019, Lauren was in national headlines for confronting Beto O’Rourke, (another candidate in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary) during a meeting at the Aurora town hall over his proposal for a ban on assault-style rifles, including AR-15s and a buy-back program. In December 2019, Lauren organized the “We Will Not Comply!” rally, which opposes Colorado’s red flag law and allows guns to be taken from people who can be a threat.
In December 2019, She announced her bid in the United States House of Representatives to represent Colorado’s 3rd congressional district. On 30th June, Lauren won the Republican nomination; she got 54.6% of the vote, and Tipton got 45.4%. The result was a surprising political commentator, and it gained national attention. Trump congratulated her in a tweet. Lauren was the 1st primary competitor to defeat a sitting U.S. representative in Colorado in around 48 years. Upon taking office, she pledged to join the Freedom Caucus.
Lauren faced Democratic former state representative Diane Mitsch Bush in the November general election. In late July, Lauren was considered the front-runner. Diane outraised Lauren, with $4.2 million for her and around $4 million spent by Democratic operatives, as opposed to Lauren’s $2.4 million raised and above $5 million spent by the Republicans. Still, Lauren won the election, 51.27% to 45.41% of the vote.
In the 2022 election, Lauren sought a 2nd term representing Colorado’s 3rd congressional district. During the primary elections, her main competitor was Don Coram, a state senator. Lauren aimed to portray him as corrupt. Her campaign had an advantage, with $5 million in campaign funds compared to Coram’s $225,000; in addition, Lauren was endorsed by Donald Trump. On 26th May, during the pre-primary debate, she emphasized the bills introduced in Congress by her while questioning Coram’s legislative votes. Lauren won the primary election with around 66% of the vote.
On 11th September 2022, in a debate with Democratic nominee Adam Frisch, Lauren took credit for bills she had voted against. Further, she defeated Frisch by a small margin. She then declared victory, and Adam conceded the race. On 12th December 2022, the recount was completed and reaffirmed her small margin of victory of around 500 votes.
Tenure and political positions
On 3rd January 2021, Lauren was sworn into Congress, and she was assigned to 2 House standing committees, the Committee on Natural Resources and the Committee on Budget. Within the House Republican Conference, she belongs to the Freedom Caucus, where since January 2022, she has been serving as communications chair. Lauren also belongs to the Second Amendment Caucus. As of 29th January 2022, she had introduced 17 bills and 7 resolutions, all of which still needed to pass the committee.
Using campaign funds for personal use:
In 2021, the FEC investigated the apparent use of above $6,000 from Lauren’s 2022 reelection campaign funds for her expenses. These funds were used via four Venmo payments between May and June 2021. Lauren’s communications director said that these were personal expenses. Further, in September 2021, she submitted documents to the FEC and proved that the campaign money had been utilized to settle rental and utility bills and had since been reimbursed.
Lauren Boebert Social Appearance:
Lauren has an active profile on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with around 285k, 666k, and 178k followers, respectively. Further, on YouTube, she has around 14k subscribers. On all these profiles, she regularly posts to keep her followers update about her projects and usually shares her professional and, at the time, her life details.