Crisanta Duran, Candidate For Colorado HD 5 Seat, Leading Opponent Thrun In Influential Endorsements

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  • Denver, CO (1888PressRelease) August 04, 2010 - Crisanta Duran, candidate for Colorado State House of Representatives' 5th District ( today announced a number of endorsements from notable Colorado organizations and individuals.

    The Duran Campaign reports endorsements from a number of distinguished Colorado organizations, including Denver Sheriff's Fraternal Order of Police, PODER PAC, IBEW Local 111, Kaiser Health Care Professional Stewards for UFCW, Pipefitters Local 208, Progressive Majority, Unite Here, Women Under Forty Political Action Committee and Women's Campaign Forum.

    "I'm honored to have the support of these great Colorado organizations and individuals," said Duran. "Each endorsement furthers my campaign of building our community from the bottom up. We're all in agreement that uniting our changing neighborhoods, creating new jobs, and stabilizing our economy will move Colorado forward."

    Distinguished Colorado community leaders include; former mayor of Denver Wellington Webb, former Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer and U.S. Ambassador Gail Schoettler, Governor Roy Romer, International UFCW President Joe Hansen, Assistant Majority Leader Senate District 34 Lois Tochtrop, Congressman Ed Perlmutter, former State Senator Polly Baca, State Senator Chris Romer, State Representative HD 32 Edward Casso, State Representative HD 4 Jerry Frangas, State Representative HD 46 Sal Pace, State Representative HD 31 Judy Solano, Attorney Jim Lyons, former Denver City Councilman District 1 Rick Garcia, Denver City Councilman District 11 Michael Hancock, Denver City Councilman District 3 Paul Lopez, Denver City Councilman District 7 Chris Nevitt former Denver City Councilwoman Ramona Martinez, Denver City Councilwoman District 9 Judy Montero, CU Regents Joe Neguse and Monisha Merchant, and Denver School Board Members Theresa Pena, Andrea Merida, Arturo Jimenez and former Denver School Board Member James Mejia.

    Ms. Duran served as Political Director for Senator Mark Udall in his successful 2008 U.S. Senate race where she effectively organized women, diverse community members, labor, seniors, and the LGBT community. In 2008 she was elected to serve as President of the Colorado Young Democrats and acted as a Democratic National Convention Delegate. Ms. Duran has also worked on legislation to promote workers' rights at the Capitol and negotiated contracts with multi-billion dollar corporations to provide stable wages and affordable health care to thousands of workers and their families throughout Colorado.

    More information on Crisanta Duran and her campaign for State Representative in Colorado is available on her website:

    About Crisanta Duran

    Colorado-native Crisanta Duran has community ties to House District 5 and Northwest Denver that go back twenty years. Ms. Duran earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Colorado School of Law after graduating from the University of Denver. In 2004, she assisted in now Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar's U.S. Senate campaign, and was Political Director for Senator Mark Udall in his 2008 U.S. Senate campaign. Ms. Duran was elected to serve as President of the Colorado Young Democrats and was served as a Democratic National Convention Delegate.

    For more information on her campaign, visit

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