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DENVER, CO – Planned Parenthood Votes Colorado (PPVC) is proud to announce their endorsed candidates for the 2018 midterm elections.

“From day one, the Trump administration has sent a clear message to women. Now is the time for our response,” said Vicki Cowart, President and CEO of the Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains Action Fund. “PPVC endorses and works to elect candidates who trust women to make their own health care decisions, and these candidates exemplify that value. Now more than ever, we are thrilled to endorse candidates who will work to make sure Colorado remains a state with safe, accessible sexual and reproductive health care, including abortion care.”

“PPVC will work hard to make sure these reproductive rights champions are elected this November,” said Molly Swank, Director of Community Engagement. “In 2016, our activists and volunteers knocked on almost 37,000 doors and made almost 26,000 phone calls. The stakes couldn’t be higher in 2018. When PPVC asks, our supporters act. People across the country will be counting on us to make sure Colorado remains a safe haven for reproductive rights. With the power of pink, we’ll be fighting alongside our endorsed candidates to turn the Senate pink, keep the House pink, and keep Colorado pink this November.”

PPVC endorsed candidates for the 2018 midterm elections are:

State Offices:

Jared Polis (Governor)

Dianne Primavera (Lieutenant Governor)

Dave Young (Treasurer)

Jena Griswold (Secretary of State)

Phil Weiser (Attorney General)

Lesley Smith (Regent of the University of Colorado - At Large)

Angelika Schroeder (State Board of Education Member - CD 02)

Michael Dougherty (District Attorney - 20th Judicial District)


State Senate:

SD 03 Leroy Garcia

SD 05 Kerry Donovan

SD 11 Pete Lee

SD 15 Rebecca Cranston

SD 16 Tammy Story

SD 20 Jessie Danielson

SD 22 Brittany Pettersen

SD 24 Faith Winter

SD 32 Robert Rodriguez

SD 34 Julie Gonzales


State House: HD 01 Susan Lontine

HD 02 Alec Garnett

HD 03 Jeff Bridges

HD 04 Serena Gonzales-Gutierrez

HD 05 Alex Valdez

HD 06 Chris Hansen

HD 07 James Coleman

HD 08 Leslie Herod

HD 09 Emily Sirota

HD 10 Edie Hooton

HD 11 Jonathan Singer

HD 12 Sonya Jaquez Lewis

HD 13 K.C. Becker

HD 17 Tony Exum Sr.

HD 18 Marc Snyder

HD 23 Chris Kennedy

HD 24 Monica Duran

HD 25 Lisa Cutter

HD 26 Dylan Roberts

HD 27 Brianna Titone

HD 28 Kerry Tipper

HD 29 Tracy Kraft-Tharp

HD 30 Dafna Michaelson Jenet

HD 31 Yadira Caraveo

HD 32 Adrienne Benavidez

HD 33 Matt Gray

HD 34 Kyle Mullica

HD 35 Shannon Bird

HD 36 Mike Weissman

HD 37 Tom Sullivan

HD 40 Janet Buckner

HD 41 Jovan Melton

HD 42 Dominique Jackson

HD 46 Daneya Esgar

HD 50 Rochelle Galindo

HD 52 Joann Ginal

HD 53 Jeni Arndt

HD 59 Barbara McLachlan

HD 61 Julie McCluskie

HD 62 Donald Valdez




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