Colorado Republican Chair Dave Williams today announced he’s selected Tom Bjorklund as the party’s new Treasurer. Bjorklund, a longtime political operative from Grand Junction, is an election fraud conspiracist who participated in the Jan. 6 insurrection.
The future of the Colorado Republican Party appears to be focused on restricting voting and perpetuating the unfounded claim of widespread election conspiracy. The six candidates vying to head the state’s GOP spoke last Wednesday night at a forum held in Parker on the direction they would take the party–all of whom vowed to close primaries to unaffiliated voters and investigate voter fraud within the state.
The blue water that engulfed Colorado last night washed away eight of the 19 election-denying Republicans who were on election ballots across the state.
GOP Congressional Candidate Aadland Sees U.S. on Brink of Civil War, Says He’s Running to ‘Avoid Violence’
Colorado congressional candidate Erik Aadland, a Republican, says he’s running for office because he wants to re-unify America, but he keeps invoking war and violence to make his point.
Among his priority issues, Colorado Congressional candidate Erik Aadland lists “Protecting Israel.” The first-time candidate touts his “extensive time working in Israel,” and his “many dear friends, Jewish and Muslim,” who live there. The Army veteran also cites his military background and links it to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, noting that he graduated West Point “in 2002 not long after 9/11.”
Erik Aadland recently announced endorsements from far-right thought leaders Paul Vallely and Tom Tancredo.
Erik Aadland Follows QAnon, Election Conspiracy, and White Nationalist Groups on Far-Right Social Media
Aadland Colorado congressional candidate Erik Aadland follows multiple white nationalist, election conspiracy, and QAnon groups on the far-right social-media platform Parler.
Erik Aadland, a GOP candidate for Colorado’s 7th Congressional District in the Jefferson County area, recently announced that he had received the endorsement of rock star and outspoken conservative activist Ted Nugent.
After Her Mom Was Hospitalized With COVID, CO Congressional Candidate Says the Pandemic Is Being Used To ‘Manipulate’
Just over a year after her mother became seriously ill from COVID-19, Colorado congressional candidate Laurel Imer — the former Jefferson County Chair for Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign — is making baseless claims about medical professionals, the pandemic, and the COVID vaccines, as well as the government’s role in all of it.