In the northern District 1: Republicans include Holly Williams, former public trustee and wife of Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams, who’s raised $5,765; Ann Howe, a defense contractor who formerly held a state House seat in New Hampshire, $2,245; Calandra Vargas, who’s worked on political campaigns and as an aide in the state capitol; and Chris Whitney, an Air Force veteran and businessman. Vargas and Whitney have not yet filed campaign finance reports.
In District 5, which covers most of the city: Republicans include Camille Bremer, who works at Penrose Cancer Center and is the wife of former county GOP party chair Eli Bremer, $3,050 raised, plus $15,500 in loans from the candidate; and Vicki Tonkins, a trainer for ComPsych Corp., $4,189, which includes a $3,000 loan from herself.
Also running are Democrats Kari Frederick, who runs a bed and breakfast, and Realtor Cynthia Pulham. Neither has yet filed campaign finance reports.
The sheriff’s race has drawn two Republicans, incumbent Bill Elder, $13,945, and retired Air Force officer colonel Michael Angley, $7,400, of which $4,250 is a loan from himself.
Deputy Coroner Leon Kelly is seeking the coroner post. Three other races have unopposed incumbents running: Assessor Steve Schleiker, Clerk and Recorder Chuck Broerman and Treasurer Mark Lowderman. All have minimal funds on hand.
Editor's note: This story has been updated after Democrat Robert Force withdrew his candidacy.