Local veterinarian falls short in bid for Congress

19th April, 2016 by

By Randy Wyrick

LOVELAND — A local veterinarian fell seven-tenths of a vote short of forcing a primary showdown for U.S. Congress.Eagle County veterinarian Dr. Steve Sheldon needed 110.7 votes from fellow Democrats for a spot in June’s primary. He got 110.As a result, former State Senator Gail Schwartz is the Democratic nominee to face Republican incumbent Scott Tipton. She entered the race a week ago. Schwartz, who now lives in Crested Butte, won 259 delegates, enough to make the ballot without a primary showdown.“I would do it again in a heartbeat,” Sheldon said. “The people I met, the things we talked about …

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