Letter: Diane’s the real deal | PostIndependent.com

Letter: Diane’s the real deal

Women are running for political office in record numbers! I am writing to you today to ask your help in supporting these women, specifically our former Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives, Dianne Mitsch Bush, who is running for Congress.

Diane just won the State Assembly (Colorado’s caucus process) and is gearing up to defeat Tipton. Diane is creating a lot of buzz. It’s nice to see that Diane is running a real grassroots campaign with the support of over 1,000 donors and most of those (72 percent) from small dollar donations of $100 or less. Diane is the real deal and this race is getting national attention now because of Diane: she was just endorsed by the Progressive Democrats of America. Her other endorsements include: Ken Salazar, former Senator from Colorado, Gunnison Political Revolution (local chapter of Bernie’s Our Revolution), and countless number of local officials.

She is the only candidate in the race rated a Champion of Universal Health Care by the Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care, as a result of her work for health care in the House. She was also awarded 2017 Conservation Colorado’s Legislator of the Year for her long-standing dedication to protecting our land, water, and wildlife. Talk about an environmental champion. Diane has fought for our health care, our environment, and so much more, and she’s the exact person we need to replace Tipton in November.

Beth Bailey


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User

Letter To The Editor