The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association hosts the annual Issues and Answers Forum on Wednesday, October 12, beginning 5 p.m. at Glenwood Springs City Hall.
The public is invited and encouraged to attend. KMTS News Director Ron Milhorn will moderate. This event will also be broadcast live on KMTS, kmts.com and YouTube.
The following races and ballot questions will be discussed (Not in this order):
Garfield County Commissioner Candidates
John Martin (R) (incumbent)
John Acha (D)
9th Judicial District Attorney Candidates
Sherry Caloia (D) (Incumbent)
Jeff Cheney (R)
Chip McCrory (Unaffiliated)
State Senate District 8
Senator Randy Baumgardner – (R) (Incumbent)
Emily Tracy (D)
US Congress, Colorado’s 3rd District
Scott Tipton (R) (Incumbent) – Represented by Dave Merritt
Gail Schwartz (D) – Represented by Tresi Houpt
Glenwood Springs Ballot Questions 2H&2I
(Acquisition & Improvement Tax Renewal)
Support: Steve Beckley representing Community on the Move
Amendment 69: State Healthcare System
Support: Rich Garigen representing ColoradoCare Yes
Against: Diane Schwenke representing Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce and Coloradans for Coloradans
Amendment 71: Requirements for Initiated Constitutional Amendments
Support: Dave Merritt representing Raise the Bar Colorado
Against: Katie Dahl from Colorado Common Cause
Anyone wishing to ask questions of the candidates that appear in person* may do so by attending the event in the City Council Chambers at Glenwood Springs City Hall.
* – Representatives will read prepared statements and will not be allowed to answer questions.