Colorado College will host a town hall and forum with candidates for statewide and local office on Saturday, September 2nd from 5:30 – 10pm in Armstrong Hall. This event brings together more than a dozen candidates, giving voters a rare chance to see the people running for all of the state’s top offices in one place. Members of the public and CC students are invited to meet and greet with candidates from 5:30 – 6:30pm then participate a forum and audience Q&A event for each group of candidates. Prepared questions cover topics such as public lands, gas extraction, TABOR, education, affordable housing, rural economic development and renewable energy.

Candidates confirmed to be present at the event include:

Governor:
Noel Ginsburg
Mike Johnston (by proxy)
Cary Kennedy
Jared Polis (by proxy)
Attorney General:
Brad Levin
Michael Doughterty
Joe Salazar (by proxy)
Phil Weiser
Secretary of State:
Jena Griswold
Gabriel McArthur
State Treasurer:
Steve Lebsock
Congressional District 5:
Betty Field
Stephany Rose Spaulding
Local Candidates:
HD 17: Tony Exum
HD 18: Graham Anderson, Terry Martinez
HD 21: Liz Rosenbaum

Schedule of Events (Democratic Candidates)

5:00-6:30 Community Organization tables (90 minutes)

5:30-6:30 Candidate tables (60 minutes)

6:30-7:00 State House and Senate (30 minutes)

7:00-7:20 CD5 (20 minutes)

7:20-7:40 Secretary of State (20 minutes)

7:40-7:50 State Treasurer (10 minutes)

8-8:30 Governor (60 minutes)

9:30-9:15 Attorney General (30 minutes)

Posted by k_mangalik@coloradocollege.edu for the September 1, 2017 digest.

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