We go beyond the sound bites to get into where the candidates stand.
A bi-partisan committee develops a questionnaire for candidates based on the following criteria:
Supports RTB’s 7 Principles
Puts public interest over party interest
Qualified to serve
Grasps issues facing western Colorado and offers solutions
More weighting is assigned to questions that address RTB Principles.
Candidates' responses are rated by a bi-partisan committee using a weighted average scoring process. The full candidate responses, an executive summary and numerical rubric containing candidate scores are published on this website. The numerical rubric along with brief commentaries are published in the local press.
To date, RTB has surveyed candidates for the 2022 General Elections, the Grand Junction City Council and the 2023 District 51 School Board.
Getting beneath the surface allows us all to make more informed and better choices as we prepare to vote.