One candidate assures voters he’ll make Colorado Springs “the same kind of place, but better.” The other promises a “city on a hill.”
After speaking at a campaign event in Denver last week, Republican Secretary of State Candidate Pam Anderson refused to disclose whether she thinks Donald Trump should run for president in 2024 because, if she wins her race, she says, she would be overseeing the 2024 election, and she does not endorse candidates who might appear on a ballot she is administering.
During Tuesday’s meeting of the El Paso County Board of County Commissioners, District 4 Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez used his board comments to publicly accuse Colorado Springs at-large city councilor Wayne Williams of lying to the media and the public. Williams is also the subject of a recall effort, pushed by nonprofit Integrity Matters, which is also targeting newly appointed Colorado Springs councilor Stephanie Fortune. Williams will also be facing Gonzalez in Colorado Springs 2023 Mayoral election.
With more than a year until Colorado Springs voters will select their next mayor, three candidates have thrown their hats in the ring so far.
After months of intra-party disputes spilling into the press, El Paso County Republican leaders reached an agreement with one another and with state party chair Congressman Ken Buck to work together to elect GOP candidates and to play nice in the media.
In an apparent effort to give herself a nonpartisan shine, Suzanne Staiert, a Republican who’s running for a critical state Senate seat in Arapahoe County, has scrubbed information about her partisan background from her campaign website.
On her campaign website for a key state senate race, Republican Suzanne Staiert promotes herself as having “implemented Colorado’s mail ballot system” without mentioning that she’d previously opposed it.
Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner’s annual Christmas party will take place at the historic Brown Palace Hotel in Denver this evening. The annual event is officially hosted by Project West PAC, a leadership political action committee chaired by Gardner.
It’s past time for reporters to start asking more key Colorado candidates where they stand on Trump.
Walker Stapleton’s “complete and total endorsement” this week by Trump came as a surprise, in part because other Colorado candidates, who’ve also backed Trump, did not get the President’s kiss of approval.