State Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer, who’s running to represent Colorado’s new congressional district, is trying to out-Trump her fellow Republicans. She claims to have been a Trump supporter longer than any other GOP candidate in her race, but one of Kirkmeyer’s opponents, Weld County Commissioner Lori Saine, says that’s not true.
BRIEF: CO Secretary of State Supports Decision Allowing Unaffiliated Voters To Participate in Primary Elections
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold reacted late this afternoon to the dismissal of a lawsuit by a group of Colorado Republicans to stop allowing unaffiliated voters from participating in the major parties’ primary elections, as mandated by a 2016 ballot initiative.
After gaining the support of an overwhelming 72.5% of Republican delegates at a GOP assembly Saturday, giving her the top-line position on the June 28 primary ballot, Weld County Commissioner Lori Saine called on her Republican opponents in the race for Colorado’s new congressional seat to “reconsider their campaigns” and “unite on Team Lori so we can crush the Democrats in November.”
At CO Congressional Forum, GOP Hopefuls Mostly Agree on Hardline Policies for Undocumented Immigrants
During a forum yesterday, Republicans running for Colorado’s new congressional seat spoke warmly about Hispanics, saying they will benefit from the GOP policies, but mostly pushed back on policies to help undocumented immigrants.
Republican Congresswomen Kat Cammack and Lauren Boebert are good friends who try to “do date night” when they are in Washington, DC, where they both enjoy giving the Democrats “some heartburn together,” says Cammack.
Three of four candidates who appeared at a forum yesterday for Republicans running for Colorado’s new eighth congressional seat said they would back a “patriotic education bill” — and vote to repeal Obamacare.
During Saturday’s Jefferson County Republican Assembly, Republican candidate for Governor Danielle Neuschwanger criticized the administration of Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO).
“I think it’s time we had a real First Lady, don’t you?” said Colorado candidate for Governor Greg Lopez, a Republican, during a campaign speech Saturday, in a bigoted — and brazen — anti-LGBTQ attack on Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, a Democrat, and his husband and First Gentleman Marlon Reis.
Asked at a GOP event Tuesday if she will “be seeking Donald Trump’s endorsement,” Republican candidate for governor Heidi Ganahl said, “Yes, I would accept President Trump’s endorsement.”