Colorado Republican Party

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Colorado Republican Party
Chairman Ryan Call
Senate leader Mike Kopp
House leader Amy Stephens
Headquarters 5950 S. Willow Drive, Suite 302 Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Ideology Conservatism
Fiscal conservatism
Social conservatism
National affiliation Republican Party
Colors Red
Seats in the Upper House
17 / 35
Seats in the Lower House
28 / 65
Website
www.cologop.org
Politics of the United States
Political parties
Elections

The Colorado Republican Party is the state affiliate of the Republican Party in the U.S. state of Colorado. The party's headquarters is located in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Since March 2011, the state party chair is Denver attorney and former legal counsel to the Colorado Republican Party, Ryan Call.[1]

The Colorado Federation of College Republicans is the student arm of the Colorado Republican party. As of April 2010, Troy Ard of Pueblo is Chairman of the organization. The party also has many organizations in the counties of Colorado.

Party platform[edit]

The Colorado Republican Party follows many of the traditional views of the Republican Party and prides itself in applying the U.S. Constitution to the state of Colorado. The party believes in the right to life, including unborn babies. They believe in personal responsibility thus, government should have a limited role in peoples lives. This includes reducing the size of the government, reducing taxes, regulation and government spending. They support any private and public initiatives to expand the private sector to create jobs. Colorado Republicans support a strong national defense as well as, strengthening border security to prevent illegal immigration. On the issue of health care, the party believes that the people should have the right to choose their own healthcare and should not be forced to have healthcare. The party also supports the Second Amendment right of individuals to keep and bear arms. They support the proof of citizenship when registering to vote by requiring that a photo identification from a U.S., State, or local government source be presented to be allowed to vote. The party also believes in local, state, and federal policies to develop alternative energy solutions to reduce American dependence on foreign energy. In education the party supports the parents rights to choose the education for their children as well as abolishing the federal Department of Education and having education control returned to the states.[2][3]

Current elected officials[edit]

The Colorado Republican Party control three of the statewide offices and hold the majority in the Colorado House of Representatives. Republicans also hold a 4-3 majority in the state's U.S. House delegation.

Members of Congress[edit]

U.S. House of Representatives[edit]

Scott Tipton

Statewide offices[edit]

Legislative leadership[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ryan Call, GOP Chair for Colorado, Elected in One Round The Denver Post, March 26, 2011. Retrieved on April 13, 2011.
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