Attorney General John Suthers also should be retained. Suthers says his strengths are that he is both a good lawyer and a good manager. And there is scant evidence to the contrary.
COLORADO ATTORNEY General John Suthers is the clear choice for re-election to another term as the state’s top law enforcement officer in the Nov. 2 election. The Republican incumbent has an unparalleled background for the job. Continue reading
Colorado Springs Gazette
Without reservation, and with great enthusiasm, voters should choose incumbent Attorney General John Suthers, a Republican. His challenger, Democrat Stan Garnett, is the competent district attorney for Boulder. There’s no reason to believe Garnett could not serve as an effective attorney general, but there simply is nothing to be gained from replacing Suthers with him. Garnett tries to convince voters and editorial boards we need him because of his commitment to better consumer protection. But there is no credible evidence to suggest Suthers doesn’t effectively protect Colorado consumers from fraud, and even Garnett’s own efforts to make Suthers look weak on fraud complaints lead the listener to conclude that Suthers has made complaining about fraud substantially easier in Colorado. Continue reading
Denver— The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, the largest circulation newspaper on the Western Slope, has endorsed John Suthers in his bid for re-election as Colorado Attorney General. The endorsement comes on the heels of a Denver Post endorsement for his candidacy as well.
The Sentinel editorial concludes: “John Suthers has demonstrated the past five years his ability to manage the office of attorney general efficiently and successfully, with a minimum of partisanship. We urge his re-election.” Continue reading
Denver— The Denver Post, Colorado’s largest circulation newspaper, has endorsed John Suthers in an editorial today.
The editorial notes, “after studying and meeting with both candidates, we think Suthers is the best choice for Colorado. Suthers has been a tireless public servant who has managed a successful first term with a moderate temperament that balances the demands of a partisan office… we endorsed Suthers in 2006 and don’t feel he’s given us any reason to change that position. In fact, he’s only solidified our belief.” Continue reading
Canon City Daily Record
By Rachel Alexander
On Friday, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers was in Cañon City and visited with the Daily Record to discuss his re-election campaign and his accomplishments in the office.
Suthers took office in January 2005, appointed by Gov. Bill Owens following Ken Salazar’s election to the U.S. Senate. He was elected in 2006. Continue reading
The Pueblo Chieftain
COLORADO ATTORNEY General John Suthers recently defended his decision to join with 21 other state attorneys general in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of ObamaCare. Specifically, the lawsuit, filed in a federal court in Florida, claims the mandate that people buy health insurance or face a fine from the IRS is unconstitutional. That mandate is one of the most unpopular of the many provisions in the 2,000-page-plus legislation. Continue reading
Denver—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers released the following document in order to set the record straight after his opponent released a “Consumer Protection Plan” riddled with inaccuracies and falsehoods. Continue reading
The Pueblo Chieftain
By Peter Roper
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers is running for re-election this year — a Republican who is quietly campaigning and almost off the political radar screen when compared to the tumult in the gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races.
Suthers, a former El Paso County district attorney, also was U.S. attorney before becoming the state’s top lawyer in 2004, when then-Attorney General Ken Salazar was elected to the Senate. Continue reading
Denver— Former Massachusetts Governor and Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney has endorsed John Suthers in his campaign for re-election as Colorado Attorney General. Continue reading