About: George Brauchler is the elected district attorney for the 18th Judicial District. He's served in the U.S. Army Reserve and is now a lieutenant colonel in the Colorado Army National Guard. He's noted for his prosecution of Aurora theater shooter James Holmes, convicted of 24 counts of first-degree murder and sentenced to live in prison without parole. Brauchler had sought the death penalty in the case.<br/>
On Nov. 13, 2017,, Brauchler announced he'd run for attorney general instead of continuing as a Republican candidate for governor.