Thursday, July 1, 2010

Kottwitz opts out of run for Colorado House District 52

Fort Collins City Council member Aislinn Kottwitz withdrew her candidacy for a Colorado House seat Tuesday, leaving Republicans searching for a challenger to state Rep. John Kefalas.

Kottwitz was the only name put forward for the Aug. 10 primary ballot at this spring's Republican House District 52 assembly. But she never started fundraising or took other steps to advance her candidacy after the assembly.

A 23-member Republican vacancy committee can nominate another candidate in the next couple of weeks, Larimer County GOP Chairman Larry Carillo said.

House District 52, which essentially includes the part of Fort Collins east of College Avenue, has historically been a competitive district between Republicans and Democrats. Read More

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