The following candidates for election to the House and Senate of the Colorado General Assembly are endorsed by Colorado Voters for Animals:
For the House of Representatives:
Pier Cohen, D—Canon City
Rhonda Fields, D—Aurora
Randy Fischer, D—Fort Collins
Brett Halbert, L—Commerce City
Dickey Hullinghorst, D—Boulder County
Daniel Kagan, D—South Denver
Lois Landgraf, R—Fountain
Sanford Lee, D—Manitou Springs
Claire Levy, D—Boulder and Gilpin Counties
Beth McCann, D—Denver
Mike McLachlan, D—Gunnison, Southwest Colorado
Jovan Melton, D—Aurora
Daniel Pabon, D—Northwest Denver
Cherylin Penniston, D—Adams County
Brittany Pettersen—D, Lakewood
Dianne Primavera, D—Broomfield
Susan Quilleash-Nelson, L—Colorado Springs
Daniel Robinson, D—Grand Junction
Su Ryden, D—Aurora
Sue Schafer, D—Wheat Ridge, Arvada
Gary Semro, D—Highlands Ranch
Libby Szabo, R—Arvada
Carla Turner, D—Larkspur
Max Tyler, D—Lakewood
For the Senate:
Irene Aguilar, D—Denver
Morgan Carroll, D—Aurora
Mary Hodge, D—Adams County
Evie Hudak, D—Arvada
Michael Johnston, D—Denver
Matt Jones, D—Longmont
John Kefalas, D—Fort Collins
Andrew Kerr, D—Lakewood
Linda Newell, D—Littleton
Pat Steadman, D—Denver
Nancy Todd, D—Aurora
Please give these individuals serious consideration when you cast your ballot.
For additional help, use our Ballot Buddy. It’s available on our website, www.covotersforanimals.org/ballot_buddies.
The Ballot Buddy is a brief form that you can print and use as a reference when you vote. There is one for each of the seven congressional districts in Colorado. (To find your districts, visit Project Vote Smart.
For every race, the Ballot Buddy identifies our "Pro-Animal Picks," as well as "Paws Down" candidates.
Our endorsements are based on the individual candidates’ responses to our 2012 questionnaire on animal-related issues, on incumbents’ prior voting records, and on consultations with other animal protection organizations in our state.
Colorado Voters for Animals is a nonpartisan organization. We evaluate candidates based on a single criterion: where they stand on animal welfare. We do not judge candidates based on party affiliation or any other issue. Our endorsements are not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee
Colorado Voters for Animals is registered under section 501 (c) (4) of the Internal Revenue Code. We work to get humane candidates elected and send inhumane ones packing!
Visit www.covotersforanimals.org for additional ways to help protect Colorado’s animals.