Jared Polis

Jared Polis Candidate for Governor

Jared is a born and bred Coloradan, running for Governor to protect our communities from the endless attacks coming from the current administration. He plans to use his experiences as a successful entrepreneur in concert with his years of public office to put forth innovative solutions to the problems we are facing as a state. Jared has robust plans to fight for social justice and all Coloradans. To combat rising economic inequity he is committed to funding affordable housing, providing all Coloradans with affordable high-quality health care, defunding private prisons, and supporting workers rights to organize. He will prioritize bringing down the high cost of child care by providing every child in Colorado with free kindergarten and preschool, ensuring every child gets the strong start they need for a successful future. In response to the daily attacks on our environment, Jared has a strategy to make our state 100 percent powered by renewable energy by 2040, while providing new well paying jobs and job training to those currently employed in the energy industry. If elected, Jared will dedicate himself wholeheartedly to fighting for a Colorado that is accessible and affordable for all of us.

Jared is running for Governor and is committed to:

  • Supporting higher wages, paid family and medical leave
  • Innovative ideas to shift income inequality
  • Disentangling local law enforcement from immigration enforcement
  • Closing for-profit prisons
  • A just transition to a renewable energy economy


Read Jared’s responses to our Candidate Questionnaire here.