So you need a new mayor…
Denver has had the same mayor for the past 12 years. Finally the job is up for grabs, and a record 17 candidates want a shot at shaping Denver’s future. How will voters make their choice? City Cast Denver is here to help you hear every candidate’s vision for Denver. That’s right, we’re going to attempt to interview all 17 possible mayors.
Leading up to Election Day on April 4, we will be sharing our interviews with the candidates. Have a question you want answered? Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or text us at (720) 500-5418.
Former caretaker and secretary.
Former CEO for the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce who has held various local government roles, including Chief of Staff for Mayor John Hickenlooper.
Executive director of Emerge Colorado and served for two years as chief of staff for City Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca. She previously ran for mayor in 2019.
State lawmaker representing Denver for the last six years. Trained as an engineer and co-founded Colorado Energy + Water Institute.
Current State Representative who has worked on bills related to police accountability and bail reform, as well as mental healthcare funding at the city level.
State senator for eight years and champion of the education reform movement.
Currently an At-Large City Councilwoman who has worked in local government for more than 40 years.
Former gang member turned Park Hill community and civil rights activist.
An investment banker who’s served on the board of the Denver Housing Authority and as policy advisor for the Governor’s Policy Office and Office of Energy Conservation, as well as Colorado’s Department of Natural Resources.
Co-owner and on-leave CEO of Tattered Cover. Kwame Spearman dropped out of the race on March 16 and endorsed Kelly Brough.
Environmental justice advocate and community organizer with 20 years of experience working with and within local government.
Owner of Treta Design and Build Inc., a contracting company.
CU Denver professor of political science, focusing on labor history and the politics of worker power.
Investment banker who has worked for JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, and currently works for Crewe Capital.
IT executive who has worked in the public, startup, and nonprofit sectors. He has served on a number of boards and commissions, including the Denver Civil Service Commission, Denver African American Commission, and the Citizen Oversight Board.
Send us a question for Al Gardner at email@example.com.
CEO of the publication Inside Boxing, former boxer, and boxing coach.
Send us a question for Aurelio Martinez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Former U.S. Army Officer and small business owner who has lived in Colorado for more than a decade.
Send us a question for Andy Rougeot at email@example.com.
Ballots will be mailed out on March 13 ahead of election day on April 4. We will be updating this page as each interview takes place. For any questions, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or text us at (720) 500-5418.
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