Former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez, who suffered a big defeat in the 2006 gubernatorial contest, will get a second act in Colorado politics as the Republicans’ choice to try to defeat incumbent Democratic Gov. John Hicknlooper in November.
Coloradans made choices in three congressional primaries, a gubernatorial contest and a fracking moratorium in Tuesday’s primaries.
Former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez has won the Republican primary election for Colorado governor, besting three other candidates for the chance to challenge incumbent Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Colorado Republicans are voting Tuesday to select a candidate to challenge Gov. John Hickenlooper in November, hopeful their primary nominee can buck Democratic momentum and the perception that the state has quickly turned liberal.
Republicans are deciding on candidates to challenge for the governor’s office, U.S. House of Representatives and legislative seats that could tip the balance of power in the state Senate.
No matter who Republicans pick as their party’s candidate in the primaries Tuesday, they are expected to face an uphill battle In their quest to unseat Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper raised $151,636 for his re-election campaign during the last two weeks, and he has nearly $1 million cash on hand.
A group with funding ties to the Democratic governors association has bought an ad that highlights Tom Tancredo’s opposition to Obamacare in the hopes that Tancredo will win the GOP primary.
We’re two weeks from Primary Election Day and the GOP gubernatorial primary is starting to take some very odd twists and turns.
Former Congressman Bob Beauprez made headlines this week with some heavy hitter endorsements. Mitt Romney joined State Sen. Greg Brophy and Colorado Attorney General John Suthers in endorsing Beauprez for governor.