Rancher vs. engineer battle in state Senate District 6


Rancher vs. engineer battle in state Senate District 6

Guinn Unger would shift Legislature to left if he upends incumbent Don Coram

Rancher vs. engineer battle in state Senate District 6

Don Coram

Current occupation: ranching, mining small hemp operation, Paradox Ventures.

Previous elected offices: Elected to the Colorado House of Representatives 2010 to 2016.

Other occupations: Owner of small coffee business in Montrose and Grand Junction.

Guinn Unger

Current occupation: Retired computer software development and implementation.

Previous elected office: board of directors La Plata Electric Association, elected 2017.

Past occupations: Space shuttle design work with McDonnell Douglas, first job delivering newspapers.

Forum planned in Cortez

On Thursday, Cortez City Hall will host Montezuma County’s only scheduled candidate forum for state races in the November election.
State Sen. Don Coram, a Republican, faces Democratic challenger Guinn Unger in Senate District 6, and Rep. Marc Catlin faces Democratic challenger Seth Cagin in House District 58. All four are slated to attend the forum.
The event is scheduled for 6:30-8 p.m. and is sponsored by the Montezuma County League of Women Voters. Judy Schuenemeyer, who moderated the forum for Board of County Commissioners on Sept. 18, will be the moderator.
Attendees may write and submit questions during the forum as long as they are directed to all four candidates.

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