Coloradans for President

As the Presidential race gets ever closer to the first primary in 2008, prominent Coloradans are beginning to choose sides among the multitude of candidates.

As endorsements and supporters are revealed, Colorado Confidential will track which influential Coloradans are lining up with which candidates.

We obviously don’t have every candidate listed, so help us out with expanding this list. As you hear about supporters, please pass the word along either in the comments below or by e-mailing jbane@coloradconfidential.com.

The list begins after the jump.

Democratic Candidates

BARACK OBAMA

  • Pamela and James Crowe (Level 3 CEO)
  • Michael Bennet (Denver Public Schools Superintendent) and Susan Daggett
  • Liz Berry and Don Gips (former Level 3 bigwig)
  • Cathy Carlson and Tom Galloway
  • David Friedman and Tizrah Firestone
  • Tim Knaus (former Dem Party Chair)
  • Bruce and Cody Oreck (wealthy Boulderites
  • Sunit and Tina Patel
  • Jim Polsfut (raised money for Ed Perlmutter and Bill Ritter)
  • Michael and Joelle Ramos
  • Timothy Rastello
  • Rich and Susan Rogel
  • Ken Toltz (well known Democratic donor)
  • SOURCES
    http://www.coloradopols.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=2884

    BILL RICHARDSON

  • Mike Stratton
  • Tom Strickland (former U.S. Senate candidate)
  • Polly Baca
  • Lawrence Martinez
  • Erich Bussian
  • J.W. Postal
  • SOURCES
    http://www.coloradopols.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=2727

    JOE BIDEN

  • Kim and John Voorhees
  • Republican Candidates

    MITT ROMNEY

  • Former Gov. Bill Owens
  • Bruce Benson
  • Bob Beauprez
  • Phaseline Strategies
  • SOURCES
    http://blogs.denverpost.com/haley/2007/03/28/beauprez-joins-romney-bandwagon/
    http://www.coloradopols.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=2977

    RUDY GIULIANI

  • Former Sen. Ben “Nighthorse” Campbell
  • Marc Holtzman
  • House Minority Leader Mike May
  • John Elway
  • Ed McCaffrey
  • Kiki Vandeweghe
  • Douglas County Commissioner Jack Hilbert
  • Diane Wengler
  • Denver GOP Chair Mary Smith
  • SOURCES
    http://bendegrow.com/?p=1103
    http://www.coloradopols.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=2977

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