It may not have been much of a win for Bob Beauprez, but it was a huge victory for Colorado Republicans. For establishment Republicans — and, by a quick look at the numbers, a lot of other Republicans, too — it didn't really matter who won the race for governor. All that mattered was that Tom Tancredo lost.
Frank Moe, owner of the Deer Park Best Western Inn and Suites, won Tuesday’s primary election and will likely be Moffat County’s next District 3 county commissioner after the November election.
Sacha Mero, Libertarian candidate for House District 57, was arrested at her Craig home June 12 for alleged domestic violence after her husband called the cops to assist with what he called her “medical” or “psychological” behavior.
Moffat County residents need to turn in their ballots by Tuesday to vote in the primary and choose, among other candidates, their next District 3 Moffat County commissioner.
The strangest thing about the GOP four-way governor's primary is that it's as if 2010 — officially the strangest run for governor in modern Colorado history — never had happened.
Candidates for Moffat County commissioner went head to head in a forum Thursday night. Frank Moe, owner of the Best Western Deer Park Inn and Suites and Tom Soos, emergency management coordinator for Moffat County are running against each other for the District 3 County Commissioner seat that Tom Mathers currently holds. The two got a chance to present their stances on local issues at the forum, hosted by the Craig Daily Press and KRAI.
Don Quick, former Adams County district attorney, made a stop in Craig on Monday to tell residents why he is running for the office of Colorado attorney general.
The Moffat County primary election is drawing near. Voting day is on June 24, and will determine at least one county race and help decide several state contests. Local Republicans will be deciding on the commissioner race. Tom Soos, emergency management coordinator for Moffat County will be running against Frannk Moe, owner of Best Western Deer Park Inn & Suites for the District 3 County Commissioner seat, currently occupied by Tom Mathers. Both candidates will be on the Republican ticket along with other people running uncontestsed for local seats and state campaigners seeking higher offices.
The government update for May 9.
Three Craig Fire Board incumbents running against Bruce Timberg, a Craig resident who criticized the board, secured their seats for another four years Tuesday. Chris Nichols, John Forgay and Tony Maneotis ran against Timberg for four-year terms for the Craig Rural Fire Protection District Board. Board member Rodney Kowach was running, as well, but he was running uncontested for a two-year term since he was appointed to the position in 2013, after Alan Weber left.
As a longtime (really, really longtime) political pundit, I’m embarrassed to say I have no idea who is going to win the Republican primary for governor. On the other hand, I’m pretty sure no one else does either.
During the weekend, nearly 20 Moffat County voters took part in the election process by heading to Denver for the Republican State Assembly. The Moffat County delegates attended the district and state assemblies to help determine which Republican candidates would make it onto the June primary.