Bob Roth, after serving for many years as a Councilmember and Mayor-Pro-Tem in Aurora, Colorado, announced that he is seeking the Republican nomination to be the next Senator for Colorado District 26.
SD 26 covers parts of Aurora, Bow Mar, Cherry Hills Village, Columbine Valley, Englewood, Foxfield, Greenwood Village, Littleton and Sheridan.
In addition to his time on Aurora City Council, Bob has served in the following leadership roles: Chair and Executive Board Member of the Denver Regional Council of Governments, Executive Board Member of Colorado Municipal League, Board Member of Associated General Contractors of Colorado, Governor Appointee to the Regional Air Quality Council, Board Member of Aurora Sister Cities International, Board Member of Urban Drainage and Flood Control District and on the E-470 Highway Authority.
In a statement, Bob said “The Colorado State Legislature works best when there is a split General Assembly that represents a better balance for the people of Colorado. Having served on several regional boards and commissions, I understand how to collaborate with people who have diverse opinions and to do it for the good of the constituents.” In addition, Bob cited the following as some of the issues on which he would concentrate:
Former Aurora Mayor Bob LeGare offered his support, saying “Having served with Bob Roth on the Aurora City Council for many years, I strongly endorse his campaign for Senate District 26. Bob is well informed, listens to all sides of an issue and works hard for the benefit of his constituents.”
Nancy Sharpe, Arapahoe County Commissioner for District 2, weighed in with “I am happy to endorse Bob Roth for Senate District 26. Having served on multiple boards with Bob I know his dedication to public service and how hard he works at it. Having seen him in the community, I know how much he cares about his constituents. I am confident that he would bring the same attributes to the state capital.”
And former Mayor Ron Rakowsky of Greenwood Village emphasized “Bob Roth represents all the positive aspects of a dedicated public servant. Intellect, integrity and compassion.”
Bob is a third generation Coloradoan, was born in Leadville and has lived in SD26 in Aurora, Englewood, Littleton and Sheridan. Civically, Bob is a former mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado, has worked with Habitat for Humanity and was a 2019 nominee for Man of the Year for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
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