Gardner Re-elected in 4th Congressional

Cory Gardner won 59 percent of the votes in the 4th Congressional District. Longmont Democrat Brandon Shaffer received only 37 percent of the vote, which is not surprising given the make up of this district, which is mostly rural. Gardner was endorsed by CARPAC.

Jones Wins Senate Seat

Democrat Matt Jones easily defeated Charles Plagainos to earn the right to represent Senate District 17, which had been held by Longmont resident Brandon Shaffer for eight years. Jones was endorsed by the Colorado Association of REALTORS® Political Action Committee (CARPAC).

Will Shaffer Switch to the 6th CD?

According to the Denver Post, Senate President Brandon Shaffer might decide to move to the 6th Congressional District to take on incumbent Mike Coffman.  Unlike the 4th CD in which Shaffer lives now, the 6th is more favorable to Democrats because of last year’s redistricting. The Post says Coffman could be vulnerable.

Jones Announces Senate Run

Rep. Matt Jones has decided to run for Senate District 17 (held by the term-limited Brandon Shaffer), which will create an opening in House District 12. So far, two Democrats have announced their interest in the seat: Mike Foote, a Boulder County Assistant DA and Angie Layton a party activist. House District 12 includes Lafayette,Continue reading “Jones Announces Senate Run”