The Delta County Democratic Assembly, meeting on Saturday, March 24, heard from four candidates for office at the county, state, and national levels. These four candidates exhibit the commitment and the energy the party looks for in its representatives.
Sal Pace is running for Congress to represent Colorado's 3rd District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Pace is currently serving in the state House of Representatives, where he has sponsored and passed several significant bills, including the Pinon Canyon Protection Act and two substantial water bills.
Millie Hamner is running for Statehouse District 61, which includes the eastern part of Delta County. She comes from an education background, having been superintendent of schools in Summit County before being appointed to fill a vacancy two years ago in old District 5.
Scott Wilson is a candidate for Delta County Commissioner, District 3. Wilson has owned a vineyard in the North Fork since 2007, having served before that 22 years in the United States Air Force. One of his concerns for Delta County is to preserve its clean water and clean air.
Jessica Garrow is a candidate to represent Colorado's 3rd District as a University of Colorado regent. She is concerned with the recent doubling of tuition at the CU Boulder campus and also with the significant loss of state funding for the university.
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