Congressman Bob Beauprez is Victorious in Colorado Republican Assembly

After waiting in limbo for several hours at Saturday's Colorado Republican Assembly in Colorado Springs, Congressman Bob Beauprez came out on top as the Republican Gubernatorial Candidate for the August primary election.

Because of new voter verification rules, more than three thousand delegates at Saturday's assembly stood in line to vote. Prompting many to either become angry or leave all together. Candidate Marc Holtzman received just 27% of delegate votes. This after publicly expressing concerns that party leaders were trying to block his ability to get on the ballot. Beauprez got 72 percent of the votes and despite the wait, the congressman says it was worth it.

While Holtzman says he will petition to get onto the August primary ballot
Beauprez is asking Holtzman to concede, in order to unify the party.

KKCO NBC 11 News
2531 Blichmann Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Station Phone: 970.243.1111
Business Fax: 970.243.1770
Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793
News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 2842441 -
Gray Television, Inc.