A career public servant, Dan Baer has directed Colorado's Department of Higher Education and acted as an ambassador in the Obama administration. As U.S. senator, he pledges to represent all of Colorado.
As a sitting legislator, Williams says her recent track record—with successes in building coalitions and tackling environmental issues—ensures that she's ready to represent Colorado in Washington, D.C.
After a long and contentious race, Mayor Michael Hancock defeated challenger Jamie Giellis to win a third term as Denver's mayor on Tuesday night, while a handful of new names were elected to City Council.
A new name in politics, Giellis wants to use her urban planning experience (she was president of the RiNo Art District) to “reimagine” the city, but is facing criticism from her opponent about the way her campaign has navigated racial issues.