Pueblo Latino Chamber of Commerce hosts candidates for discussion board

The Pueblo Latino Chamber of Commerce hosted dozens of political candidates on the Pueblo Conference Heart on Friday. The catered occasion was ticketed.

Every of the candidates received three minutes to offer an introductory speech. All the native and statewide people who find themselves listed on Pueblo ballots had been invited to the occasion.

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Not each candidate might come to the occasion, however some advocates gave three-minute speeches on behalf of the candidates in absentia.

Each candidates for lieutenant governor, Democrat Dianne Primavera and Republican Danny Moore, vouched for the gubernatorial candidates who met for his or her first debate in Pueblo on Wednesday. Incumbent Jared Polis and CU Regent Heidi Ganahl had been attending one other joint occasion in Denver through the luncheon.

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Pueblo activist Sol Sandoval spoke for Adam Frisch, the Democratic businessman from Aspen working to defeat incumbent Rep. Lauren Boebert for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District. Frisch narrowly gained in opposition to Sandoval within the Democratic main in June and employed her for his marketing campaign.

Boebert additionally had a proxy speaker in Clarice Navarro, a former state consultant who additionally labored within the Trump administration.

Republican State Senate candidate Stephen Varela was unable to return to the occasion as a result of he was volunteering at a free dental clinic, in response to Regina Maestri, a metropolis councilor who spoke on his behalf.

Each main social gathering candidates for lawyer basic (incumbent Phil Weiser and challenger John Keller) in addition to state treasurer (incumbent Dave Younger and challenger Lang Sias) gave speeches on the occasion. Weiser and Younger, each Democrats, are vying for an additional 4-year time period.

Friday’s discussion board was one of many final occasions that includes all Pueblo candidates earlier than Election Day on Nov. 8.

Anna Lynn Winfrey covers politics for the Pueblo Chieftain. She may be reached at or on Twitter, @annalynnfrey.

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