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2022 Colorado Senate Election

News coverage of the Colorado Senate election. See the race between Michael Bennet, polling at 48%, and Joe O'Dea. Michael Bennet has been the Senator from Colorado since 2009. See their news, bias in the media coverage and more in our Colorado election page. See other states and more information on our 2022 U.S. Senate page.

Top Colorado Candidates

Democrat Candidate
Michael Bennet Polls: 48% Sample: 3,754Percentage of News: 83%

News Diet Breakdown

Data analyzed by Ground News from Twitter
Left: 41%
Center: 51%
51% of the news @SenatorBennet interacts with on Twitter is Centrist
Republican Candidate
Percentage of News: 17%

News Diet Breakdown

Data analyzed by Ground News from Twitter
Center: 43%
Right: 41%
43% of the news @ODeaForColorado interacts with on Twitter is Centrist

Coverage Breakdown

Coverage Breakdown is based on the number of articles published per candidate.

Michael Bennet
Joe O'Dea

Latest 2022 Colorado Senate Election News

Michael Bennet · Washington

Michael Bennet Braces for a Red Wave

34% Center coverage: 3 sources
“How precarious is Senate Democrats’ majority? Just ask Colorado’s Michael Bennet,” Politico reports.“The low-key Democratic senator hails from a state that President Joe Biden won by 13 points. His in-state colleague, Sen. John Hickenlooper, won by 9 points in 2020 against a Republican incumbent.See the Story
Joe O'Dea

Panicked Dems Reverse Their Hit On Joe O’Dea

Washington, D.C. – Democrats can’t get their story straight. After faceplanting in Colorado, spending upwards of $10 million of donor money to meddle in the Republican Primary and stop Joe O’Dea, Democrats are doing a 180.  Last month, according to the DSCC, Joe O’Dea was too moderate: Now, he’s too MAGA?? Colorado Democrats are scrambling to find a hit that works […]See the Story
Michael Bennet · Colorado Springs

Democratic and Republican parties encourage people to vote in November's general election

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., (KRDO) - Wednesday afternoon, Senator Michael Bennet (D) made a campaign stop in Colorado Springs. His visit highlighted the disparity between the number of people who vote in primary elections compared to presidential elections. During his visit to Acacia Park, Benet encouraged people to vote in the upcoming November elections. "When people lose aSee the Story
Joe O'Dea · Denver

The sabotage of Joe O’Dea’s campaign defiles our elections.

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
The American political process is in grim shape. Partisanship is rampant. The discourse is ugly and broken. Politicians, activists and the press spend more time trying to “cancel” their political adversaries then they do selling good ideas. The most capable people in our communities rarely run for office because modern campaigns are dominated by a bad stew of dishonesty, name-calling and distortion.See the Story
Michael Bennet · Denver

Senator Bennet Proposes Commission To Oversee Digital Platforms Including Social Media

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Senator Michael Bennet has proposed legislation that would create a commission to oversee businesses operating on the internet. Bennet said the commission would help prioritize and balance free speech, national security and mental health. The commission would oversee regulations and guardrails for big tech companies, including but not limited to platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Google, Amazon, Twitter and TikTok.See the Story
Michael Bennet · Denver

Littwin: I got Michael Bennet out of his sickbed to discuss Roe and the child tax credit. Yeah, he felt even worse.

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Mike Littwin talks to Sen. Michael Bennet about Roe v. Wade and the tenuous future of abortion rights in America. He also talks about the expanded child-tax-credit bill that Bennet helped write. The bill is no longer law, and the chances of it becoming law any time soon are not good.See the Story
Michael Bennet

On Tax Day, RNC sends Michael Bennet the bill for Bidenflation - Campfire Colorado

Campfire ColoradoSee the Story
Michael Bennet · Pueblo

Senator Michael Bennet in Pueblo to discuss prescription drug costs

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Senator Michael Bennet was in Pueblo on Monday to discuss the need to lower prescription drug costs. Bennet introduced legislation earlier this year that would cap the out-of-pocket cost of insulin at $35 per month. He will continue to hold the sessions throughout the year in anticipation of next year's farm bill.See the Story
Michael Bennet · Loveland

Who will run against U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet? Colorado voters to choose between Republicans Joe O’Dea and Ron Hanks.

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
A glimpse through campaign materials from Republican U.S. Senate candidates Joe O’Dea and Ron Hanks gives the impression the rivals are running separate races.See the Story
Donald Trump · Denver

Colorado’s June 28 primary will test just how much Republicans embrace 2020 election conspiracies

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Eli Bremer thinks that his refusal to embrace unfounded claims that former President Donald Trump really won the 2020 election cost him a spot on the Republican U.S. Senate primary ballot this year. The dichotomy is clearest in the Republican primary for Colorado secretary of state, where the winner will have a chance to be the state's top elections official.See the Story
Michael Bennet

Bennet Dodges Biden Campaign Question, Admits He Helped Cause Inflation

Washington, D.C. – Failed presidential candidate Michael Bennet knows he is in trouble in November.  This winter, a shocking poll showed him losing to a generic Republican. Now, with gas prices skyrocketing to historic levels, rampant shortages in stores and life becoming much less affordable, the headwinds against President Biden and himself are stronger than ever. It’s a fact that […]See the Story
Michael Bennet · Denver

With millions in the bank, Michael Bennet makes panicked fundraising plea: 'We're falling behind'

Michael Bennet's campaign is making a panic-tinged digital fundraising pitch for his reelection campaign. The two-term Democrat is trailing a generic Republican opponent in the November election. The Bennet campaign reported bringing in over $2.4 million in the first three months of 2022. Bennet has no Democratic primary opponent and will face off against the winner of the Republican primary.See the Story
Michael Bennet

Say no to Democrats’ latest attack on Big Tech

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
A new proposal from Senator Michael Bennet would effectively put unelected bureaucrats in charge of Big TechSee the Story

Media Bias Breakdown

How is the media covering 2022 Colorado Senate Election?

2022 Colorado Senate Election often is covered by Center and Left Media sources.
Left: 32%
Center: 37%

2022 Election Candidates