House District 40 Your Vote for Spencer Wellman is a Vote for Todd Brophy

House District 40   Your Vote for Spencer Wellman is a Vote for Todd Brophy

House District 40 

Your Vote for Spencer Wellman is a Vote for Todd Brophy

Spencer Wellman withdrew from the HD 40 race due to a family related health issue.  Thank you for your service and desire to serve your community Spencer.

Arapahoe County Republicans chose "5th Generation Todd Brophy" to replace Wellman.

Incumbent Janet Buckner, Democrat, is advertising a FALSE narrative that no one will be there to serve HD40 constituents.  When you vote for Spencer Wellman, your Vote will be counted as a Vote for Todd Brophy.

Facebook.com/ToddBrophyColorado

 

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All things ballot related in Arapahoe County

We have an amazing Clerk and Recorder in Arapahoe County, Matt Crane.  He and his team have worked for months to ensure that the 2016 election goes off without a hitch and is easy for the voter to navigate.  
Check out thier website: www.arapahoevotes.com  for all of the election information you'll need!

They have provided even more locations for ballot drop off this year.  See below for the entire drop off ballot location list.  One is sure to be near you!

REMEMBER TO DROP YOUR BALLOT OFF EARLY!

Aurora Arapahoe County CentrePoint Plaza
14980 E. Alameda Dr. Aurora, CO 80012 (Map)24-Hour

AuroraAurora Center for Active Adults
30 Del Mar Cir. Aurora CO 80011 (Map)24-Hour

Aurora Beck Recreation Center
800 Telluride St. Aurora CO 80011 (Map)24-Hour

Aurora City of Aurora
15151 E. Alameda Pkwy. Aurora, CO 80012 (Map)24-Hour

Aurora Clerk and Recorder Aurora Branch
490 S. Chambers Rd. Aurora, CO 80017 (Map)24-Hour

Aurora Heather Gardens Clubhouse
2888 S. Heather Gardens Way Aurora, CO 80014 (Map)10/17-11/8 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
10/22, 10/29, 11/5 Sat 9am-3pm
11/8 Tues 7am-7pm

Aurora Martin Luther King Jr. Library
9898 E. Colfax Ave. Aurora, CO 80010 (Map)24-Hour

Aurora Mission Viejo Library
15324 E. Hampden Cir. Aurora, CO 80013 (Map)24-Hour

Aurora Shalom Park Nursing Home
14800 E. Belleview Dr. Aurora, CO 80015 (Map)10/17-11/8 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
10/22, 10/29, 11/5 Sat 9am-3pm
11/8 Tues 7am-7pm

Aurora Tallyn’s Reach Library
23911 E. Arapahoe Rd. Aurora, CO 80016 (Map)24-Hour

Aurora Utah Indoor Pool
1800 S. Peoria St., Aurora CO 80012 (Map)24-Hour

Bennett Town of Bennett
355 4th St. Bennett, CO 80102 (Map)24-Hour

Byers Clerk and Recorder Byers Branch
538 N. Highway 36 Byers, CO 80103 (Map)10/17-11/7 Mon-Fri 7 am-12pm and 1-4pm
11/8 Tues Closed

Byers Kelver Library
404 E. Front St. Byers, CO 80103 (Map)24-Hour

Centennial City of Centennial
13133 E. Arapahoe Rd. Centennial, CO 80112 (Map)24-Hour

Centennial Clerk and Recorder Centennial Branch
6954 S. Lima St. Centennial, CO 80112 (Map)24-Hour

Centennial Goodson Recreation Center
6315 S. University Blvd. Centennial, CO 80121 (Map)24-Hour

Centennial Smoky Hill Library
5430 S. Biscay Cir. Centennial, CO 80015 (Map)24-Hour

Centennial Southglenn Library (open Oct. 24 – Nov. 8)
6972 S. Vine St. Centennial, CO 80012 (Map)10/24 – 11/7 Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 9am-5pm
10/25 and 11/1 Tues 10am-7pm
10/29 and 11/5 Sat 9am-3pm
11/8 Tues 7am-7pm

Cherry Hills Village City of Cherry Hills Village
2450 E. Quincy Ave. Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113 (Map)24-Hour

Deer Trail Deer Trail Town Hall
555 Second Ave. Deer Trail, CO 80105 (Map)10/17-11/8 Mon-Thurs 7am-4pm
and Fri 7am-11am
11/5 Sat 9am-1pm
11/8 Tues 7am-7pm

Denver Eloise May Library
1471 S. Parker Rd Denver, CO 80231 (Map)24-Hour

Englewood Englewood Civic Center
1000 Englewood Pkwy. Englewood, CO 80110 (Map)24-Hour

Glendale City of Glendale
950 S. Birch St. Glendale, CO 80246 (Map)24-Hour

Greenwood Village City of Greenwood Village
6060 S. Quebec St. Greenwood Village, CO 80111 (Map)24-Hour

Littleton Arapahoe County Administration Building
5334 S. Prince St. Littleton, CO 80120 (Map)24-Hour

Littleton Arapahoe County Elections Facility
5251 S. Federal Blvd. Littleton, CO 80123 (Map)24-Hour

Sheridan City of Sheridan
4101 S. Federal Blvd. Sheridan, CO 80110 (Map)24-Hour

Strasburg Adams County Sheriff Substation
2550 Strasburg Rd Strasburg, CO 80136 (Map)24-Hour

Why this election is important

Why this election is important

I want to discuss why it is SO important to elect Republicans and fiscal conservatives:

1. Negative Interest Rates. People have asked what this is about. Well, when the bank pays you .0035 interest on your savings account, but charges you $10/mo ($120/yr) to "handle" your account, you're losing money It takes a LOT of money to get $120 in fees back

2. Increased user fees. While I am a big believer in "User Pays", doubling the Storm drain/Sewer fees in one year, cripples and stresses elder and poorer people's budget.

3. Have you noticed the increase of food costs? That money, I got news for you, is not getting back to the farmers and ranchers who grow it.

4. Under "Obamacare", has your insurance costs gone down? How about your meds? It would be cheaper and more efficient to have HSAs for Everyone--deposited on January 1. You shop, you buy what you need, you pay.

5. I believe that NO ONE should have to choose between food, shelter, medicine and taxes. That's unconscionable.....

As our County, State and Country ages, the fiscal demands on people with fixed, or declining income, is becoming greater. In CO, a proposal for HealthCare calls for a minimum 10% gross tax on EVERYTHING. Social Security, Pensions, savings, salary, everything. Raising the minimum wage, coupled with that, equals no increase, but a decrease, overall. As young people are not able to establish themselves, as they have in past years, where does that leave us?

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A Time for Reflection

This has been a sad week in the US.  So many deaths---families are burying people that they value, cared for, who taught them, guided them, inspired them.  Then there are the deaths that make the news---the “if it bleeds, it leads” stories.  And then there are the deaths that simply make us sit back, gasp, and wonder where we are going as human beings, citizens and Americans. 

News came through, this week, of the death of Senator William “Bill” Armstrong, of cancer, at way too young an age.  My deepest condolences to his family—having lost both my parents in the last 2 years, it is a scary, depressing and lonely time, even when you are surrounded by loved ones.

The pain that this country is going through: Sons and daughters that will never come home; fathers and mothers that will never hug their children or put them to bed, parents who leave us with more questions than answers.  And the news continues in its hunt for the “if it bleeds, it leads” stories.

Why have I linked Senator Armstrong and the high profile deaths of this past week?  Senator Armstrong touched thousands of lives during his life and he has left a legacy throughout the U.S. and Colorado.  People in search of knowledge were touched by Colorado Christian University. People interested in justice were touched by his belief in the ability of man/woman to achieve heights that they did not know existed in themselves.  In a word, he believed that everyone had the key to be their best self. 

The people who are left to grapple with the carnage of last week, wrestle with the same issues.  They, as well as many, many of us, believe in the humanity of those around us.  All of us, need, nay, must work to bring the best of humanity out in times like this.  There can be no color barrier, no line in the sand.  We must come together---we all want the same for our families and communities.  Bad must be punished, righteousness, kindness and grace rewarded.  There is no lack of virtue on any side of this situation.  And bad public servants should go, disciplined, reviled and punished with the same ferocity as the self-proclaimed vigilantes should be.  Rebuilding begins when people speak to each other, rather that sling, and fling, slogans at each other.

Therefore, I think it is very much important that the passing of Senator Armstrong be met with the actions that he would have had.  Elevate all, walk humbly, and realize that we are all flawed.  Our redemption is in how we try to make ourselves, and our community better.  In Judaism, that is called “Rebuilding the World”, and it starts by trying to rebuild the world in which you walk in.  Senator Armstrong left the world a better place…and so should we all.  Rest in Peace, Senator.

Honoring Our Veterans and Veteran's Day

Veteran's Day 

 

I want to thank the Veterans of all the Wars, Conflicts, and Border issues for their dedicated service to our country.

 

To the men and women who serve at the very point of the most brutalities, my deepest appreciation for the strength, bravery and fortitude you display. Yet, you quickly turn to recognize others, understanding that the work you did and continue to do, could not be completed if not for the men and women who back you up--from communications, to medical to food and supplies to the families at home, praying and hoping for your safe return. 

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Election Day!

As we all (I hope), participate in the Elections today, I want to thank the following people who have worked so very hard, and have dedicated so much time and effort to the Community at large. Thank you, Candidates and your families----for the hours that you have put in, the miles you have walked, the signs you have planted, the thoughtful and reasoned remarks and arguments about how you are the better Candidate this time.  

Our Candidates, this election cycle, have been some of the best that have ever run.

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