Edwards candidate forum to be held Monday
EDWARDS — The Edwards Metropolitan District is sponsoring a forum for candidates for local and regional elected offices. The forum is set for Monday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the lecture hall at Colorado Mountain College.
The public is invited, and potential voters can hear candidate presentations and answers to questions.
Invited candidates are:
Eagle County Commissioner — District 1:
Jill Ryan (Democrat) — incumbent.
Michael Dunahay (Republican).
Eagle County Commissioner – District 2:
Kathy Chandler-Henry (Democrat)– incumbent.
Rick Beveridge (Republican).
Eagle County Treasurer:
Mari Renzelman (Republican) — incumbent.
Teak Simonton (Democrat).
District Attorney — 5th Judicial District:
Bruce Brown (Democrat) – incumbent. Heidi McCollum, Brown’s deputy in Eagle County, will be his surrogate since he is unable to attend.
Bruce Carey (Republican).
Sanam Mehrnia (Unaffiliated).
State Representative – District 26:
Diane Mitsch Bush (Democrat) – incumbent,
Michael Cacioppo (Republican).
Gov. Jared Polis has lauded Summit County’s health care purchasing collaborative as a “transformative” step toward lowering the cost of health care. Officials in Eagle County are now hoping they can adopt a similar model for residents here.