Former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez has been certified to Republican primary ballots for governor.
Former State Senator Mike Kopp scored a major upset when he won the top line of the 2014 GOP Gubernatorial primary ballot last Saturday. That momentum may mean big changes in the race for Governor.
Republican U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner won’t have a primary before taking on Democratic Sen. Mark Udall.
Seven Republicans are vying for the right to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper this fall, including two former congressmen and the secretary of state.
With Tom Tancredo not needing any delegates at this weekend’s GOP State Assembly to make the ballot, the field is much more open and could change the face of the 2014 election.
Former Congressman Tom Tancredo is the first Republican to make primary ballots for the chance to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.
The Republican National Committee is pouring resources into Colorado, adding more than a dozen staffers as a new Senate candidate and sagging poll numbers for Democrats raise GOP hopes of ending the party’s decade-long drought.
Rep. Cory Gardner was able to clear the field with one announcement, but when Bob Beauprez made his announcement this week, he only added to an already huge pack running in the GOP Gubernatorial primary, and so far, has cleared no one from the race, CBSDenver.com Dominic Dezzutti writes.
The recent entrance of Bob Beauprez makes for a total of seven Colorado Republicans now vying for the nomination for governor.
Former Rep. Bob Beauprez filed paperwork to run for governor Monday, entering a crowded field of Republicans vying to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper in November.