Keyword: Election 2017
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Leadership stays the same for Jeffco Public Schools

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

Results of Adams County school districts

Following are results in Adams County school board races as of 9:30 p.m. Nov. 7, according to early countywide returns.Westminster Public Schools (11,434 ballots cast) The two open seats on the … more

Staying positive, Atchison defends mayor's seat

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

Jeffco Board of Education incumbents prove victorious

Incumbents Brad Rupert and Susan Harmon won the two contested races on the Jefferson County Board of Education. Incumbent Ron Mitchell is running unopposed for … more

Letters to the Editor — West Metro Oct. 26 edition

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

Letters to the Editor — West Metro Oct. 19 edition

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

Teacher unions support incumbents for Jeffco school board

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

Q&A's with candidates for the Jefferson County School Board

There are three seats up for election this year for the Jefferson County School District's Board of Education.  All candidates are listed below, grouped by seat and alphabetic order. Click on … more

Ron Mitchell - Jefferson County School Board, District 5

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

Erica Shields — Jeffco Board of Education, District 2

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

Susan Harmon — Jeffco Board of Education, District 2

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 — Jeffco Board of Education, District 1

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

Brad Rupert — Candidate for Jeffco Board of Education, District 1

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

Herb Atchison

37 years of service to the City of Westminster. Elected to City Council 3 times and to the office of Mayor once. Small business owner. Professional Project Manager and also work in economic development. : … more

Suzanne Brundage I have lived in Thornton since 1994 and am a proud graduate of Horizon High School. I have a Bachelors in Human Services and Sociology, as well as a Masters in Social Work. I now practice as a Licensed Clinical Social … more

Janifer Kulmann

1957 E 167th Dr., Thornton, CO 80602 My family is from Colorado. My Great Grandparents settled in Steamboat Springs as ranchers. Growing up, I spent a lot of time with my family throughout the State of Colorado. Colorado was always part of my … more

Sam Nizam

Former owner of Booze Barn Liquor in Thornton CO. Current Ward 3 council member. 720-226-4706, 1.) Please describe your leadership style in three words. Upfront, … more

SomXai Vue

12615 Locust Way I’m living the American Dream but this dream seemed impossible to me when I was 12. At that age, I found myself escaping the war-torn Communist regime of Laos. At this young age, I became a refugee in Thailand for over two … more

David Acunto

I was born in Long Island, NY, and have a large, rambunctious family. My parents instilled the values of hard work, self-reliance, self-sacrifice, teamwork and education, from a young age. I earned a … more

Seth Thomas

Currently I work for Southwest Airlines as a ground operations agent. I became involved with our local government as a young adult, because of a development that was occurring near my home. As a … more
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