Standing before a room of voters who had come to hear Republican candidates talk about education, Lynn Emrick made her pitch: “I decided to step up and run for this seat because I feel like our education system is in a real crisis. … My only agenda will be your child’s success.”
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe O’Dea says repeatedly that he disagrees with the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 24 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which enabled legal access to abortion up to the point of fetal viability, which is widely seen as being at roughly 24 weeks of gestation and generally not before 22 weeks.
CO Statehouse Candidate Vows To ‘Increase Parental Choice’ in Schools After Co-Founding Christian School
Lynn Emrick, a Colorado statehouse candidate who helped co-found a private Christian school in Wheat Ridge, has pledged to “increase parental choice” in schools if she’s elected.
The top Republican in the Colorado House of Representatives worked to conceal his involvement with a political consulting firm from his colleagues in the legislature, according to hundreds of pages of never-before-published sworn testimony. The documents, which stem from Minority Leader Hugh McKean’s divorce proceedings in September 2020, include firsthand testimony from McKean regarding his work with a number of Republican candidates, including at least one primary within his own caucus, his rationale for attempting to keep this work out of the public record for ethical reasons, and the outline of a campaign finance scheme which may violate Colorado law.
New Era Colorado, a nonprofit political advocacy group, has once again demanded that the University of Colorado Boulder close its Bruce D. Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization — a bastion of conservative thought at the school that’s become notorious for some of the controversial scholars it’s employed.
Despite ongoing unfounded fears of election fraud among Republican voters, at least some prominent Colorado conservatives are working to debunk the conspiracy theories and disinformation being peddled by the far-right wing of their own party.
A recently circulated political ad featuring Colorado’s two Republican candidates for U.S. Senate has been making waves in conservative circles.
With the current Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder set to step down this year, two candidates — one Democrat and one Republican — are vying to take his place.
In May, the Colorado Times Recorder reported that Colorado House Minority Leader Hugh McKean had acquired a piece of land in Loveland from a campaign donor, and there were no public records showing how much he paid for it.
Colorado House Minority Leader Hugh McKean (R-Loveland) made headlines earlier this year after a political adversary pointed out that he was registered to vote at a vacant plot of land in Loveland.