Candidate: Bob Rankin

Contest: Senate District 8

Affiliation: R

Occupation/City: engineer, Carbondale

Bob Rankin was elected to the state House in 2012, and appointed to the state Senate in 2019. He serves on the Joint Budget Committee.

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The following questions were asked only of 2020 primary candidates. Not all candidates responded.

Why are you running for office?

What Colorado issue is most important to you and how will you address it?

How should the state deal with the budget crisis - be specific in terms of programs and dollars. What should be cut, what should be preserved?

What’s the best way for the state to deal with the unemployment resulting from the coronavirus? Solutions for the future only.

Describe the most important distinctions between you and your primary opponent.