The Candidates on Universal Health: Statewide Offices

 

Secretary of State

 

Candidate Party Office Score*
VILLARD, PHILLIP Democratic Secretary of State Supporter

 

Attorney General

 

Candidate Party Office Score*
LEVIN, BRAD Democratic Attorney General Champion
SALAZAR, JOE Democratic Attorney General Champion

 

State Treasurer

 

Candidate Party Office Score*
DOUTHIT, BERNARD Democratic State Treasurer Champion

 

CU Regent

 

Candidate Party Office District Score*
OTWELL, CHRISTOPHER Unity Party CU Regent CU REGENT AT LARGE Weak

 

RTD Director

 

Candidate Party Office District Score*
COOK, SHELLEY Non-Partisan RTD DIRECTOR RTD District L Supporter
WILSON, BOB Non-Partisan RTD DIRECTOR RTD District L Champion

*Scoring Criteria:
Champion: Demonstrated a consistent commitment to universal health care.
Advocate: Demonstrated significant thought and active involvement in addressing cost containment and increased coverage with incremental changes, eg., a public option, rather than with a universal system.
Supporter: Indicated some support for incremental increases in coverage and affordability of health care.
Weak: Indicated an interest in increasing the affordability of health care but offered no clear position on approaches.
Opposed: Recommended limiting the role of public support of health care or wanted to restrict or reduce current public health care services.