Jane Norton, Republican Leaders Endorse Eric Weissmann

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 | Comments (7)
(Louisville, CO) -- Eric Weissmann, candidate for Colorado's 2nd Congressional District, today announced the endorsement of several Colorado Republican leaders.

"Today's endorsements of my campaign are evidence of strong momentum for our message of reforming the federal government to make it smaller and simpler. Colorado Republicans are eager to nominate a candidate who can beat Jared Polis in November and promote a government that leaves as much decision-making as possible to Colorado families. I am humbled to have the support of these great Colorado Republican leaders," said Weissmann.

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Eric Weissmann Advances to NRCC's 'On the Radar'

Monday, April 30, 2012 | Comments (1)

The NRCC sent out the following press release this morning, and we wanted to be sure you heard the news. This national recognition demonstrates the growing realization that Jared Polis can be beat, and Colorado's 2nd District can have a representative in Congress who will help reduce the federal deficit, not add to it. In short, Eric Weissmann can be a Congressman who will make a difference.

Washington --- The National Republican Congressional Committee today announced Eric Weissmann as an ‘On the Radar’ candidate, the important second step in the ‘Young Guns’ program. Founded during the 2007-2008 election cycle by Reps. Eric Cantor (R-VA), Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Paul Ryan (R-WI), the 'Young Guns' program is a Member-driven effort that is the primary method for recruiting strong candidates for both open-seat and challenger races. Weissmann is running for Colorado’s Second Congressional District. 

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012 | Comments (0)

Democrat Party’s legal challenge to Weissmann’s signatures backfires 

(Denver, CO) – In response to today’s Denver District Court ruling installing Eric Weissmann on the Second Congressional District Republican primary ballot, Eric Weissmann issued the following statement:

“We are thrilled with today’s ruling by the Court placing me on the primary ballot, and look forward to spirited primary and general elections. 

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In Case You Missed It: Judge rules Eric Weissmann's petitions qualify him for GOP's 2nd CD primary

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 | Comments (1)

In exciting news today for the campaign, a Denver Circuit Court judge respected the wishes of over 1,000 Colorado Republicans and allowed Eric Weissmann onto the ballot. In his decision he also turned back the lawsuit filed by Colorado Democrats, allied with Jared Polis, to try and decide the election in the courtroom, not the ballot box.

From The Denver Post...

Republican Eric Weissmann will be on the ballot for the 2nd Congressional district primary, a Denver district court judge ruled this morning.

Judge Robert S. Hyatt ruled today that some, but not all of the signatures in question could be included. The allowed number were enough to put Weissmann over the 1,000-signature threshold for the June 26 ballot.

Hyatt also rejected arguments by the Colorado Democratic Party, which filed a motion to intervene stating that its own analysis determined Weissmann hadn't gathered a sufficient number of signatures, irrespective of the clerical errors.

Weissmann lashed out at Democrats today for what he called "unprecedented and outrageous" meddling in a Republican primary.

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Weissmann Reports $138,912 Raised in First Quarter

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 | Comments (1)

(Boulder, CO) – Eric Weissmann, candidate for Congress in Colorado's 2nd Congressional District, today announced a first quarter fundraising haul of $138,912. Coloradans made up more than 85 percent of contributors. Weissmann has raised more money in two months since entering the race than was raised in the entire campaign by the 2010 Republican nominee.

"I am thankful to the many donors who have invested in my campaign," said Weissmann. "These figures demonstrate broad support for our campaign's message of promoting economic opportunity; building a more friendly jobs climate; and downsizing the size, cost, and scope of the federal government. 

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Weissmann Petition Process Moves to New Phase

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 | Comments (0)

Mario Nicolais, attorney for Republican congressional candidate Eric Weissmann, today issued the following statement upon being notified that the Secretary of State's office has initially validated an insufficient number of signatures to secure a position on the primary ballot, due to a clerical error:

"This afternoon, we learned that the Secretary of State was invalidating a large number of the Eric Weissmann campaign's ballot access petitions due to small but systematic errors in the notarization process. We will appeal the Secretary of State's invalidation to the Denver District Court. While these clerical errors are unfortunate, Colorado case law gives us considerable comfort that the campaign's petition submissions will be ruled substantially compliant with Colorado law." 

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Weissmann Submits 1,398 Ballot Access Petition Signatures to Secretary of State

Monday, April 02, 2012 | Comments (2)

(Denver, CO) -- Eric Weissmann, candidate for Congress in Colorado's 2nd Congressional District, this morning delivered 1,398 petition signatures to the Secretary of State's office to secure a position on the June 26 primary ballot. To gain access to the ballot, a congressional candidate must submit 1,000 signatures from registered Republicans inside the district.

"I am deeply grateful to the 1,398 individuals who have signed petitions to provide me access to the ballot in Colorado's Second Congressional District," said Weissmann. "The success of our petition-gathering campaign demonstrates strong grassroots support for my campaign to improve America's competitiveness, attract well-paying jobs, end deficit spending, and limit the size and scope of the federal government.

"Petitioning onto the ballot has built our campaign's volunteer base and allowed our campaign to talk to thousands of Republican voters in the Second Congressional District," concluded Weissmann. "It was a tremendous experience and a significant success for our campaign."

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Join us for a reception in Colorado Springs

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 | Comments (0)
Join us tonight in Colorado Springs for a reception with Eric Weissmann! 

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WEB VIDEO: Who Wants to Be a Billionaire - Congressional Edition

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 | Comments (0)

(Boulder, CO) -- Eric Weissmann, candidate for Congress in Colorado's 2nd Congressional District, Tuesday launched a web video, "Who Wants to be a Billionaire -- Congressional Edition," calling attention to incumbent Congressman Jared Polis' efforts to profit by making investments about which he had inside information as a Member of Congress. 

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Weissmann says too many regulations, too few jobs

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

(Boulder, CO) – Eric Weissmann, candidate for Congress in Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District, Wednesday released a white paper on federal regulatory policy that will provide the framework for his first bill in Congress. The paper details a plan to unleash private sector job growth by ending the suffocating federal regulatory policies of recent years. 

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