Category: Panorama, Politics
Posted: July 22, 2010 9:48 AM
If you're a Republican hesitant to vote for Scott McInnis in the wake of his plagiarism scandal
or Dan Maes, whose business acumen has come under scrutiny in the press
, you may feel like you don't have a reason to participate in the gubernatorial primary.
And what about the general election in November? Could Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, really be an option for a Republican?
If not, you might want to join independent voters and take a closer look at the other candidates hoping for your vote. You've heard of at least one of them: former Congressman Tom Tancredo (pictured). He's considering a run as an unaffiliated or third-party candidate, according to The Denver Post
, but he faces some hurdles.
"I will have more [to say] in the next 24 hours," he says.
As Tancredo looks at his options, you might want to have a gander at Miguel Lopez's campaign, especially if you support the "re-legalization" of marijuana. He's a write-in candidate working to mainstream weed, as Westword
Meanwhile, independent Jason R. Clark, the man who advertised for a running mate on Craigslist.org, hopes to score some points with alternative conservatives "and proud Americans," writes The Colorado Independent