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Linda Shapley Managing Editor Author email DAN HIMELSPACH Campaign website: www.DanForColoradoHouse.com Biography I’m a lifelong Democrat that has lived in HD 6 for 40 years. My wife and I raised our two children from Kazakhstan here. I grew up on a ranch with no indoor plumbing. I received a B.S. in Chemistry from the South Dakota School of Mines and paid my way through college. I joined ROTC and upon graduation became an officer in the US Army Corps of Engineers. After serving active duty for three years, with Special Forces Units, I obtained my law degree [...]
House District 6 Candidate Dan Himelspach Hosts Zoom Town Hall With Rose Medical Center Friday, April 24 – Dan Himelspach is running for a seat in Colorado House District 6, and he could have never predicted the circumstances he would be facing when he was one of the first to launch his campaign for the primary set for June 30, 2020. COVID-19 has impacted the plan to reach voters but that is not stopping Himelspach. “What we’ve tried not to do is whine and cry in our beer,” said Himelspach. “How can we still accomplish our goal? Those that do [...]
HIMELSPACH FLEXES GRASSROOTS MUSCLE ENERGIZED CAMPAIGNS COLLECTS OVER 1800 SIGNATURES IN FACE-OFF OVER VACANCY PROCESS Tuesday, February 25 – Dan Himelspach, a husband, father, and community advocate with over 45 years in East and Central Denver, turned in over 1,800 petition signatures today, securing his Democratic candidacy for the Colorado State House, District 6. “Today, we showed the political climbers and career politicians what a true grassroots campaign looks like,” said Himelspach. “Through rain and snow, I was with our team nearly everyday knocking on doors, meeting with voters, and listening to their concerns – I am the only [...]
Colorado Politics: Denver Democrat Dan Himelspach Quits HD6 Vacancy Election, Says He’ll Run For Seat in Primarydanforcoloradohouse_8m2yd82020-02-01T22:07:11-07:00
Denver Democrat Dan Himelspach Quits HD6 Vacancy Election, Says He'll Run For Seat in Primary Ernest Luning, Colorado Politics Feb 1, 2020 Denver Democrat Dan Himelspach on Saturday withdrew from the state House District 6 vacancy election to replace state Rep. Chris Hanson, D-Denver, who was appointed last month to the state Senate, saying he instead plans to run for the seat in the June primary. Himelspach, a mediation attorney and professional negotiator, cited concerns that Colorado has the highest number of unelected legislators in the country, a trend he said threatens to "undermine voter participation" in a crucial [...]
HIMELSPACH LISTENS TO CONCERNS IN HD 6 VACANCY APPOINTMENT VOWS TO STRENGTHEN DEMOCRATIC PARTY AND LET ALL PRIMARY VOTERS DECIDE Friday, January 31 – Dan Himelspach, a husband, father, and community advocate with over 45 years in East and Central Denver announced today that he will not participate in the Democratic House District 6 vacancy appointment where a handful of Democratic activists will determine who will fill Sen. Chris Hansen’s former house seat. Himelspach and his supporters will continue to vigorously campaign for the June 30th primary election. Himelspach said, “I respect the work of the people on [...]
DEMOCRAT DAN HIMELSPACH ANNOUNCES BID FOR COLORADO HOUSE Brings a Track Record of Service & Community Roots to HD 6 Race Friday, January 3 – Dan Himelspach, a husband, father, small business owner and community advocate has announced his bid for Colorado State House, District 6. It is an open-seat in Central and East Denver currently held by Rep. Chris Hansen. “I am not a politician looking to climb the political ladder. I am running for office to give back to our community which has been so good to me since moving here over 45 years ago,” said [...]