Stand for Children Colorado announced today the endorsement of candidates running for the Colorado General Assembly, Governor and Colorado State Board of Education in the upcoming General Election Tuesday, November 8, 2022.

Governor

Jared Polis

Colorado House of Representatives

Julie McCluskie, District 13 

Lindsey Daugherty, District 24 

Ruby Dickson, District 37 

Mary Young, District 50 

Barbara McLachlan, District 59 

Colorado Senate

Dylan Roberts, District 8 

Tony Exum, District 11 

Lisa Cutter, District 20 

Tom Sullivan, District 27 

Colorado State Board of Education

Kathy Plomer, At-Large

Rebecca McClellan, District 6    

“A group of six highly involved community leaders choose their preferred candidates and they ended up being those who uphold and commit to fighting for education equity and racial justice,” said State Organizing Director, Ivana Bejaran Rib.

Candidates seeking Stand’s endorsement complete our Education Champion questionnaire.  An endorsement committee of parents and educators then use the completed questionnaires, public positions, and relevant voting records to check for alignment to our top priorities of early literacy, high school success and safe and support schools and communities.  Stand and the parents, educators, and community members we work with will now work to get out the vote in support of these candidates between now and election day.

Stand will Support 2 candidates in upcoming primary elections

Stand for Children Colorado announced today the endorsement of two candidates for the Colorado House of Representatives in the upcoming primary election being held June 28, 2022.

Cole Burger, Democrat, House District 57

Mischa Smith, Democrat, House District 17

Candidates seeking Stand’s endorsement complete a questionnaire and are interviewed by a panel of parents and community members. The endorsement committee identified Cole and Mischa as education champions and voted to endorse them in the June 28, 2022 primary election.  

Stand and the parents, educators, and community members we work with will now engage to get out the vote in support of these candidates between now and election day. Candidates and measures being endorsed in the general election will be announced in the fall.