Would you let members of the opposing football team pick your quarterback? Do you think liberal dark money has a place in our Republican Primaries?
In 2016, Colorado voters approved Propositions 107 and 108, which reestablished a presidential primary in Colorado and allowed unaffiliated voters to participate in political party primary elections.
This has been disastrous for the Republican Party, which has seen its party-affiliated voters decrease from 31% to below 26%. We’ve gone from holding a slim majority in the Colorado State Senate to clear minorities in both chambers of the legislature. Not satisfied with their solid majorities, liberal groups have started pouring money into our primary races in order to get liberal Republicans elected to our State Legislature.
Our own Karl Honegger is doing a deep dive on this subject. More to come.
Our friends at mycoloradogop.org have been traveling the state to rally support to close the open primary in Colorado. This will require an overwhelming majority (75%) of State Central Committee members to vote to close our open primaries at their meeting on September 18th. These are party insiders who should have the GOP’s best interests at heart. If you know someone on the State Central Committee, please encourage them to vote to CLOSE the open primaries.
For more information and to support this effort, go to mycoloradogop.org. The future of our party depends on it.