Suthers Wins Second Term As CO AG

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Republican Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has won a second term in office.

Suthers defeated Democrat and Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett in Tuesday's election. Suthers was appointed attorney general in 2005 when Ken Salazar won an open seat in the U.S. Senate. He won his first full term as attorney general in 2006.

Suthers had been the lone statewide elected Republican in the state's executive branch the past four years.

Garnett jumped into the race after Suthers joined other attorneys general in a lawsuit challenging the federal health care overhaul.

Suthers' career includes eight years as El Paso County district attorney, two years as executive director of the Colorado Department of Corrections and four years as U.S. Attorney.


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  • by Dee Location: Pueblo on Nov 3, 2010 at 02:54 PM
    So many people are fooled by this man...why?
  • by Tim Location: Woodland Park on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:44 AM
    I dont know why people didnt vote him out. What does he do for colorado and its people nothin. You cant even get passed his secretary. He has turned my life upside down while he was in office as a DA and still continues to do so as AG of colorado. Home crisis issue he just threw out and we were even on the news. We are just a another family he dont care about. Keep him in office so he can continue to do nothing
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