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Barbara Kirkmeyer, candidate for U.S. House

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Colorado Republican state Sen. Barb Kirkmeyer, campaigning for Congress in the new 8th District against state Rep. Democrat Yadira Caraveo, in Thornton on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022.

In 2022, Barbara Kirkmeyer is running for Congress in Colorado's new 8th Congressional District. The Republican currently serves in the state Senate, and is a former Weld County commissioner.

On this episode of the Who's Gonna Govern podcast, hear Kirkmeyer describe what she would do in Congress, and how her life experiences inform her politics.

For more on Kirkmeyer, her opponent Democrat Yadira Caraveo, and other races and questions on Colorado's ballot, check out the CPR News voter guide.