All four candidates for Douglas County sheriff are Republicans facing off in a primary next June, and while their experience in law enforcement and ties to the community are similar, the difference — to the advantage or detriment — could come from FEC United, a conservative advocacy group with its militia arm, United American Defense Force (UADF), and founder and leader of the group, Joe Oltmann.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Eli Bremer has denounced Joe Oltmann, a prominent Colorado election fraud conspiracy theorist, for saying he wanted to hang Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) and execute other politicians.
UPDATE: Vice Chair Rahn returned CTR’s request for comment soon after publication. Her comments have been added.
Douglas County has long seemed intent on burnishing its reputation as a hotbed of conservative extremism.
Colorado Election Conspiracy Watch: A List of CO Republicans Who Believe the 2020 Election Was Stolen — And Some Who Don’t
Colorado Republicans show no sign of stopping their attacks against last year’s election results, both in Colorado and nationwide — even though claims that the 2020 election was rigged in favor of the Democrats have been debunked.
After Once Praising Trump, Brauchler Now Criticizes Republicans Who ‘Cling’ to Trump’s ‘Cult of Personality’
Appearing Sept. 25 on a Denver podcast, George Brauchler, who’s seen as a potential GOP candidate for statewide office in Colorado and who once said the U.S. is “in pretty damn good hands” with Trump, sharply criticized Trump Nation’s misdeeds and mistakes, including the former president’s baseless accusation that the election was stolen.
Recently released Court documents from the defamation lawsuit against election conspiracist Joe Oltmann reveal that Colorado GOP Chair Kristi Burton Brown last year served as President of FEC United, Oltmann’s far-right conspiracy group, at the same time she was serving as vice-chair of the Colorado Republican Party.
Election fraud conspiracist Joe Oltmann now claims he “has access to six separate counties” election data, supposedly in the form of so-called “forensic images” of the Dominion voting machine hard drives.
Election Fraud Conspiracist Told Trump Lawyer ‘Several County Clerks’ Were Helping Him Access CO Voting Machines ‘Under the Radar’
Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters may not be the only Colorado clerk to have possibly tampered with voting machines at the behest of election fraud conspiracy theorists, at least according to one of the state’s leading conspiracists.
Colo GOP Legislator Begs Activists at QAnon-Linked Anti-Vax Rally to ‘Continue To Broadcast the Facts’
Speaking to a crowd of anti-vaccine activists and QAnon followers at Saturday’s Worldwide Rally for Freedom, Colorado state Rep. Tonya Van Beber (R-Eaton) told the conspiracy theorists, “I’m begging you! I’m imploring you! You must continue to broadcast the facts!”