by Kirk Woundy
UPDATED, 11:15 a.m.: Scott McInnis just e-mailed a statement conceding that he's lost the race for the GOP gubernatorial nomination to Dan Maes. It begins this way:
This morning I called Dan Maes and congratulated him on his victory. I told him that the passion and energy that he and his supporters brought to the primary campaign infused great enthusiasm and optimism into the political process. I also told him that since he is now the Republican nominee, I stand with him.
To read the whole statement, click here.
While Scott McInnis hasn't yet given up the fight for the GOP's governor nomination — no concession as of 9:15 a.m. today — it certainly looks like Colorado's big primary races have been decided. Here are the unofficial results, as tallied by the Denver Post:
U.S. SENATE (D)
Michael Bennet 54.2%
Andrew Romanoff 45.7%
U.S. SENATE (R)
Ken Buck 51.5%
Jane Norton 48.4%
COLORADO GOVERNOR (R)
Dan Maes 50.6%
Scott McInnis 49.3%
Also, Walker Stapleton took 50.8 percent of the vote to edge J.J. Ament as Republican nominee for state treasurer.