West Slope Candidates Line Up for Legislative Races

The legislative races on the Western Slope are set. The list below reflects the challenged races with incumbents mentioned first. (Open seats have no incumbents.) Maps for the state house races can be found here and for the state senate races here. Additional information can be found at comaps.org.Senate District 5
Lewis Entz (R) vs Gail Schwartz (D)
Pitkin, Chaffee, Gunnison, Delta, Hinsdale, Rio Grande, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Saquache, Alamosa

Senate District 6
Jim Isgar (D) vs Ron Tate (R)
Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel, Dolores, Montezuma, La Plata, Archeleta

Senate District 7 (Open Seat)
Dana Barker (D) vs Josh Penry (R) vs Eric Rechel (G)
Mesa, Garfield (three precincts)

House District 54 (Open Seat)
Rich Alward (D) vs Steve King (R)
Mesa (western half) and Delta (western half)

House District 55
Bernie Buescher (D) vs Bob Caskey (R)
Mesa (eastern half including most of Grand Junction)

House District 56 (Open Seat)
Ken Chlouber (R) vs Dan Gibbs (D)
Eagle, Summit, Lake

House District 57
Al White (R) vs Andy Gold (D)
Grand, Routt, Jackson, Moffat, Garfield (western half), Rio Blanco

House District 58
Ray Rose (R) vs Brian Abearn (D)
Montrose, Ouray, Dolores, Montezuma, Delta (eastern half)

House District 59 (Open Seat)
Joe Colgan (D) vs Ellen Robers (R)
La Plata, Archuleta

House District 61 (Unchallenged)
Kathleen Curry (D)
Gunnison, Pitkin, Hinsdale, Roaring Fork area of Eagle and eastern Garfield