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Blaha pulls Senate petitions, welcomes seventh grandchild

Author: Ernest Luning - January 28, 2016 - Updated: January 28, 2016

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Republican U.S. Senate candidate Robert Blaha’s nominating petitions have been approved by the secretary of state’s office. The Colorado Springs consultant and author is the second GOP Senate candidate to pull petitions this week, joining former Aurora City Councilman Ryan Frazier. “I’m a bureaucracy-buster,” Blaha told a meeting of the Jefferson County GOP central committee […]

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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. For nearly a decade, he was a senior political reporter and occasional editor at The Colorado Statesman before the 119-year-old publication merged with Colorado Politics in 2017.