Retired Colonel and Elbert County Commissioner Chris Richardson Endorses Scott James for Congress

JOHNSTOWN, Colo. – Weld County Commissioner Scott James, a candidate for Colorado’s 8th Congressional District, is honored to receive the endorsement of Retired U.S. Army Colonel and current Elbert County Commissioner, Chris Richardson. 

Colonel Richardson, a respected military veteran, knows Scott James is the right candidate northern Coloradans need to effectively represent Colorado’s 8th Congressional District in Congress. As a fellow county commissioner, Colonel Richardson has worked alongside James, witnessing his principled, passionate, and tireless advocacy for the citizens he serves.

Colonel Richardson stated, “I strongly endorse Scott James. He is the right person with the right values to represent CD8 in Congress. I know him to be a principled, passionate, and tireless advocate for the citizens he serves. He speaks clearly, means what he says, and does what he says he will do. I have worked alongside him as a county commissioner, and know he will get the job done for you in D.C. Vote for Scott James – It’s a vote you will never regret.”

In response to Colonel Richardson’s endorsement, Scott James expressed his gratitude and commitment to serving the 8th District. He said, “I am deeply honored to receive the endorsement of Commissioner Chris Richardson. His support and our shared dedication to the values that matter most, including our strong support for the military, is greatly needed in this day and age. I have worked alongside Chris to lower property taxes, and prevent government overreach by keeping government in the hands of local control. I am committed to working tirelessly for the citizens of Colorado’s 8th District, ensuring that their voices are heard and their needs are addressed.”

Scott James’s campaign focuses on a wide range of issues, with a particular emphasis on representing those forgotten by Washington, especially our military veterans. He is determined to champion their concerns and uphold their service to the nation.