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Colorado Democrats Chose Gay Man As Their New Chairman

Kurtis Lee from The Denver Post reports:

Earlier in the day, Colorado Democrats chose Rick Palacio as their new chairman.

Palacio, a sixth-generation Coloradan from Pueblo, received more than 50 percent of the vote from members of the state central committee of the Colorado Democratic Party at its biennial reorganizational meeting.

He defeated Polly Baca, a former state senator, and Adam Bowen, the former Larimer County Democratic chairman.

“I’m very excited,” Palacio said after the vote. “I’m excited for our party. We have a lot of work ahead of us as Democrats. I look forward to working with Democrats from all 64 different counties to make sure that we succeed in 2012.”

Read the full article via THE DENVER POST