Charging that the Democratic establishment has already picked its nominee, Senate District 32 candidate Peter Smith, who gained national attention when he "glitter-bombed" Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in Denver six years ago, said this week he's left the Democratic Party and plans to run for the seat as an independent.
Democrat Peter Smith, who gained national attention when he “glitter-bombed” Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in Denver five years ago, is running in the already crowded primary for the Senate District 32 seat held by term-limited state Sen. Irene Aguilar, D-Denver.
Robert Rodriguez, a former official with the Denver Democratic Party, plans to launch his campaign this week for the Senate District 32 seat held by term-limited state Sen. Irene Aguilar, D-Denver, with her endorsement.
Nearly two months after party elections, Colorado Democrats this week finally have a full contingent of state officers after members of the central committee overwhelmingly approved a plan to fill the 2nd vice chair position with the top three finalists.
Colorado Democrats are conducting a mail-ballot vote this month to decide whether to conclude an unfinished election for a statewide vice chair position by awarding posts to the top three finalists.
The post of 2nd vice chair has gone unfilled since last month’s party reorganization meeting when none of the candidates won a majority of the vote after multiple rounds of balloting.
Colorado Democrats plan to name all three finalists to the party’s vice chair position left unfilled earlier this month when none of the candidates surpassed a majority of the vote after multiple rounds of balloting, The Colorado Statesman has learned.
The Colorado Democratic Party announced Monday afternoon that David Sabados had prevailed over Gil Barela in the race for 1st vice chair of the state party by a single vote, bringing to a nail-biting conclusion an election that had been in limbo since Saturday's state central committee meeting in Denver.
Colorado Democrats couldn’t pick the party’s two state vice chair officers — 1st vice chair and 2nd vice chair — at a reorganization meeting on Saturday in Denver after one race resulted in a tie and the other failed to produce a winner after three rounds of balloting.
Barbara Jones, one of the three candidates for Colorado Democratic Party state chair, withdrew from the race just days before the election and threw her support to Clear Creek County Commissioner Tim Mauck, the dark horse candidate running against former congressional candidate and former Senate President Morgan Carroll.