Colorado state Sen. Andy Kerr formally announces campaign for congressional seat

Originally posted at ColoradoPolitics.com – See the original here. State Sen. Andy Kerr, a Lakewood Democrat, formally announced his campaign on Wednesday to replace U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter. Kerr’s campaign was set into motion Sunday after Perlmutter said he would run for governor. Perlmutter will hold his seat in the 7th Congressional District while he runs for governor. The seat …

State Sen. Andy Kerr, D-Lakewood, addresses a rally in support of public educaiton on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Denver's Civic Center Park. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Lakewood Democrat Andy Kerr plans to announce run for 7th Congressional District seat Wednesday

Reposted from the Colorado Statesman – originally published here. With a promise to fight for education, jobs and the Colorado way of life, state Sen. Andy Kerr, a Lakewood Democrat, plans to announce on Wednesday afternoon he’s running for the 7th Congressional District seat represented by Democratic U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, who declared Sunday he’s running for governor in next year’s …

Andy Kerr in Pink Shoes and Socks

Andy Kerr channels Wendy Davis with his pink shoe protest

Reposted from The Denver Post — Original Article HERE. Ahead of a House committee hearing Thursday on a bill to impose tighter restrictions on abortion clinics in Colorado, opponents gathered in the Capitol donning pink shoes. It’s a reference, now common in politics, to Texas lawmaker Wendy Davis’ footwear during an 11-hour filibuster on a similar measure in 2013. One …

Locals enjoy pizza and beer with Sen. Andy Kerr

Reposted from: Lakewood Sentinel It’s difficult to say no to a cold beer on a warm Colorado afternoon. And if it provides the opportunity to get to know one of your elected representatives, so much the better. That’s the idea behind Sen. Andy Kerr’s (D-Lakewood) monthly “Appetizers with Andy” events, the latest of which was hosted at Edgewater’s Joyride Brewing …