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Incumbent Colorado Republican Party Vice Chairman Derrick Wilburn said Wednesday he’s endorsing Sherrie Gibson for the vice chair position in the upcoming state GOP leadership elections. “I know what it takes to be effective in this role,” Wilburn said in a statement. “Sherrie is more than capable. I whole-heartedly offer an enthusiastic endorsement of Sherrie […]
Three former legislators won election to county party offices on Saturday as state Democrats and Republicans conduct their biennial reorganization meetings. Denver Democrats elected former state Rep. Mike Cerbo, D-Denver, to a two-year term as the county party’s chairman, Adams County Republicans tapped former state Rep. JoAnn Windholz, R-Commerce City, as vice chair, and El […]
Calling the dispute a “useless exercise” and a distraction, Colorado Republican Party Chairman Steve House said Monday he wants the candidates competing for his job to stop arguing about who supported Donald Trump when, and whether they did so with sufficient gusto. Instead of debating what happened last year, House told The Colorado Statesman, the […]
The race for Colorado Republican Party leadership heated up this week as state chair candidates Jeff Hays and George Athanasopoulos each questioned his opponent’s depth of support for Donald Trump.
A statewide co-chair of the 2016 Colorado Trump campaign said Friday she was frustrated and disappointed that the campaign’s other co-chair sent an email earlier in the week to Republicans endorsing Jeff Hays in the race for state GOP chair on behalf of the Trump campaign. “As a co-chair of the Trump team, I have […]
President Donald Trump’s Colorado campaign team threw its weight behind El Paso County Republican Party Chairman Jeff Hays on Wednesday in the race for state GOP chair. But Hays’s opponent, former congressional candidate George Athanasopoulos, was having none of it, calling the endorsement “preposterous” and predicting the move could backfire among the grassroots Republicans supporting […]
Republicans in Denver elected a new team of officers for the county party at the biennial reorganizational meeting on Saturday, Feb. 4, at West High School. Army veteran and small business owner Jake Viano ran unopposed for the chair position and was elected by acclamation.
Leading Republican lawmakers told a group of GOP donors that the party is poised to capture the Colorado voters who swung to Donald Trump last fall but cautioned against assuming they’re in the bag just yet.
The announced candidates for the Colorado Republican Party’s statewide officer elections made the rounds in the metro area on Saturday, pressing the flesh and making their pitches at GOP county reorganizations. All four of the Republicans in the running — chair hopefuls George Athanasopoulos, a former congressional candidate, and Jeff Hays, the outgoing chair of […]