A RESOLUTION of the Colorado Republican State Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of the Colorado Republican Party unanimously adopted the following resolution in substance on Friday, August 13, 2010, with specific language approved on Friday, August 20, 2010, concerning the 2010 Primary Election:

Whereas, the process of selecting Republican candidates begins with precinct caucuses, county and district assemblies, the state assembly, and the circulation of nominating petitions signed by registered Republican electors; and

Whereas, over 407,100 Republican voters in Colorado participated in the 2010 Primary Election, and thereby expressed their preferences for who they desired to be the Republican Party’s standard-bearers in the upcoming election; therefore

Be it Resolved, that:

The Executive Committee of the Colorado Republican Party congratulates and commends each of our Republican candidates who were successful in their respective Primary Elections, and pledges our unified and enthusiastic support in the upcoming General Election to each of them; and

Be it further resolved, that the Executive Committee, acting as authorized on behalf of the Colorado Republican Committee, specifically congratulates Ken Buck for his successful campaign to become our Republican Nominee for U.S. Senator for Colorado; the Executive Committee strongly believes that Ken’s impressive record of public service, and his mainstream conservative principles and policy positions, makes him the best and strongest candidate to defeat Michael Bennet in November; the Executive Committee believes that Ken will help lead our Republican team to victory, and we are proud to stand with him; and

Be it further resolved, that the Executive Committee, specifically congratulates Dan Maes for his successful campaign to become our Republican Nominee for Colorado Governor; the Executive Committee strongly believes that Colorado voters will respond positively to Dan’s background and experience as a successful small business owner and entrepreneur; his conservative and common-sense values, as well as to his demonstrated grit and determination to challenge the status quo,  makes him the best and strongest candidate to defeat John Hickenlooper in November; the Executive Committee believes that Dan will help lead our Republican team to victory, and we are proud to stand with him; and

Be it further resolved, that the Executive Committee congratulates each of our winning candidates and nominees for statewide office: Attorney General John Suthers, candidate for Secretary of State Scott Gessler, candidate for State Treasurer Walker Stapleton; and candidate for Regent of the University; and

Be it further resolved, that the Executive Committee congratulates each of our winning candidates and nominees for U.S. Congress: Dr. Michael Fallon in the 1st Congressional District, Stephen Bailey in the 2nd Congressional District, Scott Tipton in the 3rd Congressional District, Cory Gardner in the 4th Congressional District, and Ryan Frazier in the 7th Congressional District, in addition to Doug Lamborn in the 5th Congressional District and Mike Coffman in the 6th Congressional District; and

Be it further resolved, that the Executive Committee congratulates each of our winning candidates and nominees for the Colorado State Senate, for the Colorado State House, for Regent of the University of Colorado, for State Board of Education, and for County and District offices throughout the state; and

Be it further resolved, that the Executive Committee expresses our fullest confidence that each of our Republican candidates for public office will ably articulate common-sense solutions to the challenges facing Coloradans, will each effectively represent our Party’s principles of limited government and individual responsibility, and will successfully communicate our Party’s belief that these principles lead to increased personal freedom, economic opportunity, strong families and communities, and a prosperous nation.