Statement from Minority Leader Cooke Regarding Senator Priola’s Party Change


August 22, 2022

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DENVER — Minority Leader John Cooke (R – Greeley) has issued the following statement regarding Senator Priola’s party change:

“Perhaps we should not be surprised by Sen Priola’s announcement today that he is now a Democrat. For the last several sessions he voted with the Democrats and championed their legislative causes. This event will not change the trajectory of this election cycle, nor the outcome of this year’s fight for the state senate. As for Sen. Priola, his new district will likely not be happy with this announcement and may explore their options for new representation.”



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