President: Barack Obama
Barack Obama became president amid an almost unprecedented economic meltdown, but has nonetheless done reasonably well, including enacting meaningful health-care reform.
U.S. Representative: Sal Pace
As state House minority leader, Democrat Pace has shown he can work across the aisle to get things done.
CU Regents: Brian Davidson, Jessica Garrow
Both are smart, educated, youthful and energetic with strong working knowledge of higher education.
State representative: Michael McLachlan
His top priority is education and he defends the need for protecting the environment the two biggest factors in this districts future economic prospects.
Commissioner, District 2: Kellie Hotter
Kellie Hotter should be given another term in part in the hope that she can use her experience to revisit the collapse of the comp plan.
Commissioner, District 3: Julie Westendorff
Westendorff knows county issues, staff members and county, on top of her extensive experience in the law and real estate.
Judges: Vote to retain all
There is no reason not to.
State issues: Yes on S; no to 64 and 65
The state personnel system needs reform, fully legalizing pot would make a messy situation worse, and a symbolic gesture does not belong in the state Constitution.
Local ballot issues: Yes to all
The franchise fee agreement is not a burden and the city needs the money. Bayfield kids deserve better schools. Hermosa Cliff Fire Protection District voters should end term limits for its board