Senator Larry Crowder Unanimously Selected by District 35 Delegates at State Assembly


Sate Senator Larry Crowder

Sate Senator Larry Crowder

ALAMOSA – Sen. Larry Crowder was unanimously selected by Republican delegates at the state assembly to run for the senate seat from District 35 on Friday, April 8. 

“The endorsement lets me know that I share the values of the people of our district,” Sen. Crowder said. “I’m humbled that the people I represent have again put their trust and support in me,” he said. 

“I will continue to work tirelessly to stand up for Southern Colorado to ensure residents of District 35 have job opportunities, access to healthcare and education and an excellent quality of life.” 

During the assembly, District 35 delegates lauded Sen. Crowder’s accomplishments during his first term in office. Specifically, delegates mentioned Sen. Crowder’s efforts to: 

Reopen and reutilize Fort Lyons in Bent County; Expand Homelake Cemetery in Rio Grande County; Create economic development opportunities, including preserving the Southwest Chief route and securing $15 million in funding for the region; Bring broadband access to rural parts of the state; Support veterans’ issues and school funding and Work across party lines to get things done. 

“The delegates’ message was clear: ‘We don’t care about Denver politics; we care about results in Southern Colorado,’” Sen. Crowder said. 

The delegates selection means Sen. Crowder will run as the Republican nominee for District 35’s senate seat in the November election. He will face Democrat Jim Casias.


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