Tag Archives: Republican

Cheney Wins Wyoming Primary

cheneyLiz Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, won the Wyoming Republican Primary for the United States House of Representatives. Cheney will now attempt to win the U.S. House seat once held by her father. Cheney received around 40 percent of the votes in one of the most competitive U.S. primary contest in Wyoming history. Leland Christensen carried 22 percent, followed by Tim Stubson with 17 percent and Continue reading

Deadline To Affiliate As Republican Or Democrat Tomorrow

Vote_CheckmarkIf you plan to vote in the local primary elections next month, Friday is the final day to affiliate yourself as either Republican or Democrat. You must affiliate with one party or the other to participate as Colorado utilizes a closed primary system, in which only registered party members may participate in the primary. If you are an Continue reading

Republicans Select Commissioner Candidates

MC Commissioners-150Don Cook and Ray Beck were picked Saturday by Moffat County Republicans at their Assembly to be Moffat County Commissioner candidates for the upcoming June primary election. Cook will represent the Republicans in District 1, and will face off against incumbent John Continue reading

Colorado May Switch Back To Primaries

Vote_CheckmarkHaving enough space for everyone to participate in caucuses across Colorado was a big issue on Super Tuesday, especially in areas near Denver where voters were turned away simply because there was not enough room.  Because of this party leaders from both the Republicans and Democrats have Continue reading

Former State Senator White To Run Again As An Independent


Former Republican State Senator Al White announced his intention to again represent Northwest Colorado in Senate District 8.  This time as an Independent. White served Northwest Colorado in the House from 2001 to 2008 and in the State Senate from 2008 to 2011, he vacated his State Senate seat in favor of being appointed as the Director of the Colorado Tourism office.  Upon his departure, White’s Senate seat was filled by his wife Jean, who was appointed to the position.  She held that office for only a short time, failing in a primary bid to retain her seat.  Jean White was defeated by Continue reading

Super Tuesday Caucuses Today

Vote_CheckmarkColoradans will vote today to elect a presidential candidate or delegates to represent them moving forward in the election process. The Presidential caucus process for Democrats and Republicans is substantially different. Democrats will actually vote to determine which Continue reading

Senator Gardner Calls for Answers on Homegrown Terror

gardnerColorado’s Junior U.S. Senator Cory Gardner was one of eleven Republican Senators that sent a letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, and Secretary of State John Kerry asking for answers on questions related to domestic terror. Following a failure of the background check system which in 2013 allowed two terrorists Continue reading

Coffman Responds to Hickenlooper’s Complaint

COFFMANColorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is responding to Governor John Hickenlooper’s complaint to the state Supreme Court about lawsuits she filed against the federal government over his objections. Coffman filed a motion Continue reading

Coffman Joins Lawsuit Against Clean Power Plan

COFFMANColorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman says she’s joining other states in a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan. Coffman said Friday that she and attorneys general in at least 24 other states will file a single Continue reading

Bennet Reports Quarterly Fundraising

MICHAEL-BENNETDemocratic Senator Michael Bennet raised more than $1.6 million for his re-election campaign last quarter. His campaign announced the total yesterday. The senator is seeking a second term. His campaign says that Bennet has $5.4 million cash on hand. Bennet has three Republican challengers, none of which had released their Continue reading

Students Complain About Seating for Debate

REPUBLICANStudents at the University of Colorado are demanding more tickets to the Republican presidential candidate debate. The student government passed a resolution Thursday night criticizing the university, Republican National Committee and CNBC, the broadcast network hosting the October 28th event in Boulder. On Continue reading

Rand Paul Courts Colorado Marijuana Industry

randRepublican presidential hopeful Rand Paul held a groundbreaking fundraiser in Denver Tuesday afternoon. The Kentucky senator held a fundraiser with the new marijuana industry, which is holding an industry convention this week. Paul becomes the first major-party presidential candidate to publicly court donations from the pot industry. Though legal weed businesses owners have been active political donors for years, presidential candidates Continue reading