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Five days ago I wrote and urged former Congressman Bob Schaffer to throw his hat into the ring for the position of Colorado Republican Party national committeeman.
Clay has talked about the truly personal response he received from Bob Schaffer when he sent him an e-mail encouraging him to run. I got an individual response from Rep. Schaffer, as well, after he received my e-mail and had read my original post urging him to run. Have no doubt, my fellow Republicans: he is the right man for the job!
You can do the same: write him at Schaffer.Bob@gmail.com. There are less than 10 days until the State Central Committee meeting for you to join the growing number of voices raising the cry of “Run, Bob, Run.”
Over the past several days grassroots leaders have circulated e-mail messages indicating their strong support for a Schaffer candidacy. The ones that have found their way into my inbox are:
If these are all that I’ve seen, then there must be many more similar endorsements going around.
And today Senator Doug Lamborn has written to tell us about a petition circulating the Republican legislator caucuses at the State Capitol. Eleven of 17 Senators have signed already:
And 8 of the 30 Representatives (“with more being added every day,” Lamborn writes):
(2 more added Thursday)
Tom Lucero of the CU Board of Regents has written to indicate his support for Bob Schaffer.
New on Colorado’s Internet political scene, From the Desk of has issued its Schaffer endorsement.
Update, Thursday, 8:00 am: Added Winchester & Lucero to the list above.
Update, Thursday, 12:45 pm: More names keep flowing in, all inserted above.