Tom Sullivan Picks Up Newspaper Endorsement / by Charles Yeganian

Democratic Challenger Tom Sullivan is the father of a victim of the Aurora theater shooting, a tragedy that eventually drew him to politics. But the shooting and his fervor for finding ways legislatively to prevent further mass shootings doesn’t define him.

The community needs a leader like Sullivan to move Colorado ahead.

Sullivan is taking on Republican Cole Wist, a first-term incumbent and recipient of a 93% rating by the National Rifle Association. Gun safety group Colorado Ceasefire gave Wist a 33%.