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ELECTION RESULTS: Weiser wins race for Colorado Attorney General

Posted: 10:25 PM, Nov 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-16 11:51:03-05

COLORADO – Democrat Phil Weiser has claimed victory in the race for Colorado’s Attorney General over Republican George Brauchler.

Colorado Attorney General

Phil Weiser (D) 1,281,96 52%
George Brauchler (R) 1,120,834 45%
William F. Robinson III (Libertarian) 81,222 3%

 

Voters in Colorado had a choice of Attorney General from 3 candidates who are seeking the post which is tasked with defending the interests of the people of Colorado and the state’s sovereignty.

Phil Weiser
Phil Weiser – Democratic candidate for Colorado Attorney General

Democrat Phil Weiser is a professor at the University of Colorado where he previously served as Dean of the Law School. He’s also served in the administrations of Presidents Obama and Clinton, most recently as the Deputy Attorney General.  Weiser describes himself as a “lawyer of the people” with experience in consumer advocacy.

George Brauchler
George Brauchler – Republican candidate for Colorado Attorney General

Republican George Brauchler is the current District Attorney for the 18th Judicial District which serves Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert, and Lincoln counties, serving since 2013. The CU Boulder graduate is also a Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves who advises the NORTHCOM/NORAD on legal issues and served as the Chief of Military Justice for Fort Carson.

Libertarian William F. Robinson is a lawyer with more than 50 years of private practice experience. Among his stances on the issues is a desire to end the war on drugs.

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