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Brad Rupert, Susan Harmon and Ron Mitchell keep their seats on the Jefferson County Board of Education, having won re-election Nov. 7. The three incumbents were elected following the recall of the board majority in 2015. Two challengers, … more
With partial results reported in Adams and Jefferson Counties, incumbent Mayor Herb Atchison holds nearly 400 vote lead over challenger, City Councilor Bruce Baker. Atchison leads with 40.3 … more
School board is effective We need effective government in all areas. That’s exactly what we’ve seen from the Jeffco School Board these past two years. This diverse, five-member board has given … more
Alarm bells about school board racesUntil 2015, school board races got little to no attention. In fact, in 2013 school board races had so little attention in Jeffco, three candidates were elected … more
Incumbents in the Jefferson County Board of Education race have garnered significantly more financial support than their challengers, as reported by the Oct. 17 contributions and expenditures report filed with the Colorado Secretary of … more
Ron Mitchell graduated from Arvada High School. He earned an undergraduate in education, and a master's in administration from the University of Northern Colorado. He served six years in the Army Reserves, before his education career. He taught at … more
The mother of four children, Erica Shields has lived in Jefferson County for more than 10 years now. She has worked worked as a substitute teacher, a pediatric cancer researcher and a personal fitness health adviser. She holds a master’s and … more
A family law attorney, Susan Harmon is a current member of the Jefferson County Schools Board of Education. She has lived in Jeffco for 17 years, after earning an undergraduate degree from CU Boulder, and a law degree from Santa Clara … more
Matt Van Gieson was born and raised in Arvada. An A-West High School graduate, he is a father of four, including a newborn. He works as a systems analyst and project manager. Van Gieson holds a bachelor’s degree in business … more
Attorney and businessman Brad Rupert has lived in Arvada and Jefferson County for 34 years. He has served as board president for the Arvada Chamber of Commerce and Arvada Food Bank. The Arvada Chamber named named him its Man of the Year in 2011. He … more
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