Republican Party

Cortez Congressman to exit Washington stage

In 2010, Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton embarked from the small city of Cortez on a mission to pass legislation and inform Washington lawmakers about priorities and values of rural Colorado. It...

DATE: July 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Challenger Lauren Boebert knocks off five-term incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton

Lauren Boebert delivered a stunning upset victory knocking off five-time incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, in Colorado’s 3rd U.S. Congressional District in the Colorado Primary Election...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

What you need to know about voting in the June 30 primary

Voters in La Plata County will get their primary election ballots in the mail by June 12 and should complete and mail them by June 22 to make sure they are counted for the June 30 primary election....

DATE: June 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

With most votes counted, Bernie Sanders takes win in La Plata County

Bernie Sanders is assured the top spot among La Plata County voters in Tuesday’s Democratic presidential primary with all ballots counted except for about 460 from military members, overseas...

DATE: March 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Already voted for a candidate who dropped out – now what?

“We’re seeing pretty good turnout for a primary, and we do anticipate it to be a little bit busier through tomorrow (Tuesday),” said Erin Hutchins, election administrator for the La Plata County...

DATE: March 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boebert campaigns against Tipton in Durango

Lauren Boebert told 40 people at her Durango meet and greet Thursday she’s running into Republicans who want an active representative in Congress, “not someone just warming a seat thinking we’re in...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrats looking to unseat Sen. Cory Gardner to attend forum in Durango

The 11 Democratic candidates looking to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner will be in Durango this weekend. Anne Markward with the La Plata County Democrats announced a forum will be held...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. Ken Buck to lead Colorado GOP for next 2 years

ENGLEWOOD – U.S. Rep. Ken Buck has been elected chairman of the Colorado Republican Party for the next two years. The Denver Post reports that Buck was selected among four candidates on the fourth...

DATE: March 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

GOP senators to watch on Trump’s emergency declaration

WASHINGTON – The fight about President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall is heading to the GOP-controlled Senate, putting Republicans in the uncomfortable spot of deciding whether to back his...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

After Colorado’s blue wave, what’s next for the Republican Party?

The 2018 midterms swung Colorado into blue state territory as Democrats cinched a political trifecta in state politics. As Colorado Republicans gather on the political borderlands, they’ve got a...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rep. Marc Catlin easily defeats Cagin for Colorado House 58 seat

Republican Rep. Marc Catlin, of Montrose, has been elected to represent the 58th District House of Representative seat in the Colorado Legislature. Districtwide, he got 62.97 percent of the vote...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will young people show up this year to vote?

In the home stretch to Tuesday’s midterm election, political groups in Durango are pressing hard on young people to vote because they are the least likely to participate in elections. “They are not...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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