Voters gave Representative Ken Buck (CD-4) another two-year term and Senator Michael Bennet another six-year term. Both were supported by CAR and NAR.
Ken Buck (Windsor) became Colorado’s Representative for CD-4 at a swearing-in ceremony on Jan. 6. Buck chose Greg Brophy to be his chief of staff. Brophy, a farmer from the eastern plains, served as a member of the General Assembly until term limits forced him out of office. Buck and Brophy have similar political styles;Continue reading “New Colorado Congressmen Sworn In”
CAR’s Board of Directors, based in part on a recommendation by the CAR Political Action Committee (CARPAC) and a team of REALTORS who interviewed candidates for this race, announced its endorsement of John Hickenlooper for Governor. In addition, the REALTOR Political Action Committee (RPAC) which funds Congressional candidates, announced its support for Mark Udall forContinue reading “CAR Supports Hickenlooper”
The list of Republican candidates scrambling to fill Congressman Cory Gardner’s seat is growing. Weld County Commissioner Barbara Kirkmeyer and Larimer County businessman Steve Laffey join State Sen. Scott Renfroe and District Attorney Ken Buck, both of Weld County, who previously announced their candidacy. How can someone from Larimer County – or anywhere else inContinue reading “Candidate List Growing for 4th Congressional District Seat”
Members of Colorado’s Republican Party are considering their options in the wake of Rep. Cory Gardner’s announcement that he will challenge Mark Udall for his U.S. Senate seat. In response, Colo. Rep. Amy Stephens and Ken Buck have pulled out of the race. Now it’s a question of which Republicans will run for the 4thContinue reading “Gardner Announces Senate Bid”
Ken Buck, who narrowly missed defeating Michael Bennet in 2012 will try for Senator Mark Udall’s seat in 2014. Buck became the Weld County (19th Judicial) District Attorney in 2004. He is currently serving his 3rd and final term in that office. Buck is a conservative Republican who considers himself aligned with the Tea PartyContinue reading “Buck Announces 2nd Bid for Colorado Senate”
Perry Buck, the spouse of Weld County Attorney Ken Buck, will join her husband in holding an elected office. Buck easily defeated challenger Democrat James Shelton, winning 59 percent of the votes. She will replace B.J. Nikkel, who represented the residents of House District 49, which consists of the rural portions of Larimer County andContinue reading “Buck to Serve HD 49”
Perry Buck, wife of Weld County DA Ken Buck, has announced her intent to run for House District 49. The district, which includes unincorporated Larimer County and the western edge of Weld County (Windsor), has been held by BJ Nikkel since 2009 (see related story,below). However, changes in the district’s boundaries in 2011 moved Nikkel’s Continue reading “Perry Buck Announces for HD 49”