Colorado House District 26 state Rep. Meghan Lukens (D-Steamboat Springs) wasted no time this month announcing the campaign of her Republican opponent – although not by name – and trying to define him as a Jan. 6 riot participant.
At a Club 20 debate in Grand Junction on Saturday, Oak Creek Republican Savannah Wolfson, a candidate for House in Colorado’s high country, said the rollback of Roe v. Wade has no impact here and Colorado went too far in passing abortion-rights legislation.
Two of the three candidates for HD26 offer their thoughts on the 2020 election, Jan. 6, COVID-19, climate change and more. Following the departure of Democrat Dylan Roberts of Avon to run for state Senate District 8, the wide-open House District 26 race could prove to be one of the most competitive in the state this November.
CO High Country Statehouse Race Highlights Stark Differences on Abortion in Wake of Leaked Roe v. Wade Opinion
With this week’s revelation of a U.S. Supreme Court poised to overturn nearly 50 years of precedent in Roe v. Wade, states are bracing for new legislative battles over reproductive rights. That includes House District 26 and the majority of Eagle County.