We Believe in Lauren!

I am a long-time resident of Arvada and would like to endorse Lauren Simpson. I have contacted her on several occasions, and she has always responded and been helpful. Her constant updates and involvement in community volunteer activities are much appreciated.

 Pat Horkin, the beloved “train man” of Lamar Heights 

Political Leadership:

  Phil Weiser, Attorney General, State of Colorado

  Brittany Pettersen, CD-7 U.S. Representative

  Rachel Zenzinger, SD-19 State Senator

✓  Tracy Kraft-Tharp, Jefferson County Commissioner, District 1

✓  Andy Kerr, Jefferson County Commissioner, District 2

✓  Leslie Dahlkemper, Jefferson County Commissioner, District 3

  Emma Pinter, Adams County Commissioner

  Steve O’Dorisio, Adams County Commissioner

  Lindsey Daugherty, HD-24 State Representative (east and central Arvada)

  Brianna Titone, HD-27 State Representative (west and north Arvada)

  Danielle Varda, JeffCo School Board

✓  Monica Duran, Majority Leader, Colorado House of Representatives

  Bob Frie, former Mayor of Arvada

  Evie Hudak, former SD-19 State Senator

  Nancy Ford, former Arvada City Council District 1 representative

  Mark McGoff, former Arvada City Council District 2 representative

  Ed Perlmutter, former CD-7 Congressman


Community Leadership:

  Emelye and Casey Adler, Owners, Spirits & The Stockroom

  Nikki Castillo, Owner, AN Homes Colorado & Organizer, Candelas Fest

  The Drienka Family, Owners, Carly's Boutique & Eli Ashby Healing Arts Center

  Jill Fellman, former JeffCo School Board

  Mike Huggins, Owner, The Arvada Tavern

  Ethan Lutz, Arvada Festivals Commission, former 2019 election opponent... and friend!

  Jeff Smith, Owner, Luki Brewery

  Ted Terranova, Secretary, Arvada Fire Board of Directors

  Brett Vernon, President, Leyden Rock Metro District Board of Directors

  Julia Walker, Founder, Hope, Connection & Community - Arvada's 2023 Non-Proft of the Year 


"EMILYs List is delighted to endorse Lauren Simpson for Arvada mayor. As a city council member, active volunteer, and community leader, Simpson has proven her commitment to fostering positive change in Arvada. EMILYs List is excited to stand behind her as she continues to make a meaningful impact on the lives of those she serves."

 Sarah Curmi, Vice President of State and Local Campaigns

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