Current Candidates

Emerge Colorado's alumnae are running for office right now!

In 2018 19 of our 22 six-month training program alumnae won their races. That's a win rate of 86%! Of those candidates, 15 of our 16 candidates running at the state level won, meaning our win-rate at the state level was 94%! Below is our list of filed candidates for 2019, including six-month and summer intensive alumnae as well as women in the 2019 class who have not yet graduated. We will update it throughout the course of the year.

June 2019 Candidates:

  • Peg Perl – Denver Clerk and Recorder
  • Amanda Sawyer – Denver City Council District 5 (Emerge America bootcamp alumna)
  • Candi CdeBaca –¬†Denver City Council District 9 (in 2019 class)

November 2019 Candidates:

  • Kyra Degruy – Lakewood City Council Ward 1
  • Dana Gutwein – Lakewood City Council Ward 5
  • Alison Coombs – Aurora City Council Ward 5
  • Leanne Wheeler – Aurora City Council At Large
  • Anita Seitz – Westminster City Council
  • Sheela Mahnke – Westminster City Council
  • Julia Marvin – Thornton City Council
  • Anna Burr – Centennial City Council District 4
  • Jennifer Allen-Thomas – Commerce City Ward 2

2020 Candidates: