Candidates

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Doug LambornDoug Lamborn
US Congressman

Representative Doug Lamborn was first elected to represent Colorado’s 5th district in 2006. Lamborn serves as Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the House Committee on Natural Resources. Additionally, Representative Lamborn serves on the House Armed Services Committee and House Veterans’ Affairs Committee.

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US Senate

Cory Gardner is a fifth-generation Coloradan focused on empowering people by getting government out of the way and letting innovation thrive. He believes in common sense reforms and making government more accountable to the taxpayer. Cory was elected to the House of Representatives in 2010, where his first action was cosponsoring a bipartisan balanced budget amendment. Cory has fought to reduce our national debt by eliminating waste, fraud, and abuse in all sectors of government.

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Colorado Attorney General

In 2004, Cynthia moved to the State Capitol, where she had the honor of serving Colorado Governor Bill Owens as his Chief Counsel.  Then, in March of 2005, newly- appointed Attorney General John Suthers selected Cynthia as his Chief Deputy.  She has proudly filled this role for the past 8 ½ years, acting as chief of staff and chief operating officer for the largest law firm in the State of Colorado.

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Colorado Governor

Bob Beauprez was raised on a third-generation dairy farm near Lafayette, and spent 20 years in partnership with his parents and brother in that operation marketing their animals across the globe. Following his dairy career, Bob purchased and managed a community bank growing assets from $4 million to over $400 million in 12 years.  In 2002, Bob was elected as the first representative from Colorado’s 7th congressional district and re-elected in 2004.

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Colorado Secretary of State

Wayne Williams was elected El Paso County Clerk & Recorder in 2010 with 68% of the vote.  The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance honored Wayne with the Regional Leader of the Year Award in December 2013.  Prior to his selection as Clerk & Recorder, Wayne Williams served as an El Paso County Commissioner for District 1 from 2003 to 2011.  He is a former chairman of the El Paso County Republican Party and holds a J.D.

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Colorado Treasurer

Until being sworn in as Colorado’s 43rd State Treasurer on January 11, 2011, Treasurer Stapleton worked in the private sector as CEO and CFO of various private and publicly traded companies.  His priorities as Colorado’s Treasurer are to prudently invest Colorado’s tax dollars, reform Colorado’s PERA, and bring a higher level of accountability and transparency to government.

granthamKevin Grantham
State Senate – District 2

It is Kevin Grantham’s honor and pleasure to continue to represent the 2nd district in the Colorado Senate. Rural Colorado needs strong voices in Denver that can communicate its values and fight for its priorities, and he is proud to have been one of those trusted with that role for the 69th General Assembly.

kentlambertKent Lambert
State Senate – District 9

Kent Lambert is proud to serve the people of Senator District 9 in the Colorado General Assembly. He has led, produced results, and fostered integrity in a wide range of military, academic, scientific, engineering, diplomatic, intelligence, community service, and church activities. Rep. Lambert believes the people of Colorado Springs deserve a full time representative dedicated to solving the problems of our generation and the future a proven leader.

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State Senate – District 11

Bernie Herpin was elected to replace Senate President John Morse in the successful recall of September 2013.  Bernie and his wife Linda have lived in Colorado Springs since 1980.  A veteran of the US Navy and the US Air Force, and a former Colorado Springs City Councilmember, Sen. Herpin was named the 2014 “Legislator of the Year” by the Colorado County Clerks Association.

dannordbergDan Nordberg
State House – District 14

Always an advocate for conservative causes, Dan Nordberg has never been afraid to fight for what’s right.  Born and raised in Colorado, Dan graduated Colorado State University with a degree in political science and previously worked as District Director for Congressman Doug Lamborn.  Prior to that, Dan worked as a Legislative Aide in Washington, DC where he focused on small business, homeland security, and financial services issues.

Gordon Klingenschmitt 151 x 207Gordon Klingenschmitt
State House – District 15

Gordon James Klingenschmitt earned his PhD in Theology at Regent University, and also holds Doctor of Divinity, M.B.A., M.Div, and B.S. Political Science degrees. A graduate of the Air Force Academy, he is now a motivational speaker, and former U.S. Navy Chaplain who made national headlines and was vindicated by Congress after he took a stand for the rights of military chaplains to pray publicly “in Jesus’ name.”

 

janakjoshiJanak Joshi
State House – District 16

Rep. Joshi considers himself an optimist. His underlying philosophy of conservative common sense is shaped from a strong family, from his experience of being welcomed to America, and from a core belief that we all have a God-given right to make as much of our lives as possible.  He believes that the prime responsibility of political leadership is to craft policy that encourages people to be happy, healthy, and productive.

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State House – District 17

As a member of our military, Roupe took an oath to defend our Constitution. That is a commitment she takes seriously and will work tirelessly in the Colorado legislature to ensure our rights are restored and protected.  With a business degree and Masters from UCCS, Kit Roupe built a successful small business from the ground up. She knows firsthand the burden excessive government intrusion puts on business and will fight to empower small business owners and individuals so they can succeed and create local jobs.

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State House – District 18

Michael Schlierf is champion of individual liberty, privacy rights, the elimination of crony capitalism, state sovereignty and choice, and free speech in education.  He is a lifetime member of The Sierra Club as well as a lifetime member of NRA. He is on the board of The Pikes Peak Firearms Coalition and a former member of Downtown Partners Sustainability Committee.  As a practicing Catholic he is a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church.

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State House – District 19

For decades Paul Lundeen has experienced success in business and public policy in Colorado. Elected from the fifth Congressional District, Paul is the chairman of the Colorado State Board of Education. He is the founder of numerous small businesses providing services ranging from brain training and learning centers to real estate development to golf course association landscape management, and investment management.

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State House – District 20

Terri Carver’s experience includes service in the Air Force Reserves as a JAG Lawyer, 10 years as as a civilian attorney for the Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, and as a college instructor on energy development and environment, space law, and policy.  She also volunteers for Home Front Cares and the Space Foundation, and served as chair of the Colorado Springs Utilities Policy Advisory Committee.

loislandgrafLois Landgraf
State House – District 21

Rep. Landgraf graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland and, later, received her MBA from the University of Washington.  Military life also instilled in her a passion for travel, a great education in and of itself.  Traveling throughout Europe, Central America, and beyond, Rep. Landgraf continues to learn about other cultures and appreciates more and more what we have here in America and Colorado.

 

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El Paso County Assessor

Steve has served in the El Paso County Assessor’s Office since 1999 and is currently Deputy Assessor.  He has been a strong voice for fiscal responsibility and led initiatives that have helped El Paso County usher in new technologies that provide greater efficiencies, such as “mobile office” programs for the field appraisers, and changing to a more detailed and accurate method of re-appraising property.  These efficiencies have allowed the El Paso County Assessor’s Office to reduce staffing levels by over 20%.

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El Paso County Clerk and Recorder

Chuck Broerman began in the Clerk and Recorder’s office as a Motor Vehicle technician and worked his way up to Chief Deputy, gaining valuable insight into how the office runs.  Previously, Broerman worked for twenty years in the high-tech industry in manufacturing, engineering, management, and operations.  He also worked in the Governor Bill Owens administration in the Office of Economic Development as a Business Development Representative.

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El Paso County Coroner

Dr. Bux is the elected County Coroner and Chief Medical Examiner for the El Paso County Coroner’s Office. He is a board certified Pathologist in Anatomical, Clinical and Forensic Pathology, with more than 25 years of experience as Medical Examiner. From 1971-2002 Dr. Bux served as a Major in the United States Army Reserve Medical Corp.

 

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El Paso County Sheriff

Bill Elder has lived in Colorado Springs for more than 40 years and has been a registered Republican for over 20 of those years.  He is a Life Member of the NRA and strong supporter of 2nd Amendment rights and an advocate for concealed carry permits.  He has held leadership positions in the three largest law enforcement agencies in El Paso County: the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, the Colorado Springs Police Department, and the Fountain Police Department.

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El Paso County Treasurer

Mark Lowderman, a native of Colorado Springs, is currently the Assessor of El Paso County, a title he has carried since 2007.  After graduating from Palmer High School in 1976, Mark went on to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Colorado State University in 1980.  He is the Republican nominee for El Paso County Treasurer in 2014 and the only candidate on the ballot for that seat.

 

DarrylGlennDarryl Glenn
County Commissioner – District 1

Darryl Glenn is a graduate of Doherty High School in Colorado Springs.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Western New England College and a Juris Doctor degree from New England School of Law.

peggylittletonPeggy Littleton
County Commissioner – District 5

Peggy Littleton was elected to the Board of County Commissioners representing the citizens of District 5, which covers most of the City of Colorado Springs, in November 2010.  She took office on 1-11-11. Prior to her public service as a Commissioner, Commissioner Littleton served on the State Board of Education for seven years, from February 2004- January 2011.