Harvey mounts conservative challenge to Wadhams for GOP state chair

Author: Ernest Luning - February 1, 2011 - Updated: February 1, 2011

Charging that two-term Colorado Republican Party Chairman Dick Wadhams has lost the confidence of grassroots Republicans, state Sen. Ted Harvey, R-Highlands Ranch, announced on Monday he plans to challenge Wadhams in next month’s GOP election. “It’s time for new direction, new leadership and new perspective for the state party,” said Harvey, who unveiled a list […]

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. Since 2009, he has been the senior political reporter and occasional editor for The Colorado Statesman.