Americans for Prosperity Action Endorses Colorado State Senator Candidates

Press Release

Denver, CO – Americans for Prosperity Action Colorado (AFP Action-CO) announced today its endorsement of State Sen. Dennis Hisey (SD-11), State Sen. Rob Woodward (SD-15), and candidate Tim Walsh (SD-20). 

AFP Action will leverage a wide range of tactics, including the country’s largest grassroots outreach and mobilization, a full-time dedicated staff, and trained volunteers to educate and mobilize voters to support endorsed candidates. 

“AFP Action Colorado and our army of passionate volunteers are prepared to mobilize voters in support of our endorsed candidates, who will champion policies to increase opportunities and prosperity for families and hardworking taxpayers,” said AFP Action Colorado Senior Advisor Jesse Mallory. “To support these candidates, we will be knocking on doors and making calls, reaching every corner of Colorado, through Election Day.”

Senator Dennis Hisey (SD-11)
During his first term in the Senate, Sen. Dennis Hisey has been a proponent of personalized health care, smart energy policy, the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR), red-tape reduction, and better education for Colorado’s students. He co-sponsored telehealth reform to increase access to health care. He has also been strong voice on smart energy policy that considers both environmental stewardship  and the economic interests of the state and country. Sen. Hisey has been a strong opponent of SB21-260, a bill that violated Colorado’s Constitution   by disregarding TABOR and Prop 117 to pass multiple unwanted fees, including a fee on gas  He supports reducing regulatory barriers to work, so more Coloradans can achieve the American Dream. Regarding education, he defends empowering parents. 

Senator Rob Woodward (SD-15) 
Sen. Rob Woodward has worked to improve access to personalized health care, grow job opportunities, and improve education outcomes. He voted to keep government out of health care. Sen. Woodward studied finance, earned an  MBA, and launched over 60 small businesses in Colorado and other states. His education and professional experience in tax and finance before serving in the Senate provides him unique insight on how legislation can either provide economic growth opportunities or cause harm to hard-working Colorado families. He voted for Right-to-Work legislation and to reform burdensome occupational licensing laws. He also supports legislation to improve education outcomes for Colorado students.

Tim Walsh (SD-20)
Candidate Tim Walsh has a passion for transformative education initiatives. He supports lowering taxes, reducing red tape in the workplace, and smart energy policy. His experience as an entrepreneur and business owner will allow him to be a leader that keeps spending in-check and grows job opportunities. He publicly and proudly supported an ESA-type education freedom program, lowering taxes, and TABOR. Walsh will establish broad coalitions to pass solutions that benefit every Coloradan and work with anyone to do good. 

Background: 

During the 2020 election cycle, AFP Action supported candidates nationwide with more than 8.5 million telephone calls, 1.5 million door knocks, and more than 49 million pieces of mail. AFP Action has unmatched direct voter outreach capability supported by a world-class data operation. 

AFP Action is an independent expenditure committee focused on electing candidates who will drive policy change and facilitate the building of broad policy coalitions that remove barriers to opportunity and help people improve their lives. The organization has a strong, permanent grassroots presence, including highly motivated activists who volunteer during the election season by making telephone calls and knocking on doors in support of policy champions.