Independent enters 6th District contest: Polhemus challenges Coffman and Miklosi
By Peter Jones
One of the most competitive congressional districts in Colorado has gotten even more combative with the surprise entry of independent candidate Kathy Polhemus.
The former Democrat and Cherry Hills Village resident has announced her candidacy in the 6th District, which after years of Republican leadership now boasts a nearly three-way split among the two major parties and independents.
As Democrats and Republicans vie in the new battleground, Polhemus, a retired nonprofit executive, says it is time for an unaffiliated candidate to step forward and represent the last third of the district’s more moderate, unaligned contingency.
“I’m really tired of the hyper-partisan system that we currently have. It’s not working for the country,” she