In a legislative race where guns are key issue, police union endorses the Democrat
Author: Marianne Goodland - October 24, 2018 - Updated: October 24, 2018
Both candidates have made a name for themselves on gun issues, with Sullivan losing a son in the 2012 Aurora theater mass shooting and Wist having defied his party on a key gun-safety measure in this year's legislative session.
Marianne Goodland is the chief legislative reporter for Colorado Politics. She's covered the Colorado General Assembly for 20 years, starting off in 1998 with the Silver & Gold Record, the editorially-independent newspaper at CU that was shuttered in 2009. She also writes for six rural newspapers in northeastern Colorado. Marianne specializes in rural issues, agriculture, water and, during election season, campaign finance. In her free time (ha!) she lives in Lakewood with her husband, Jeff; a cantankerous Shih-Tzu named Sophie; and Gunther the cat. She is also an award-winning professional harpist.