Arn Menconi

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Carbondale resident Arn Menconi wants to be the Democratic challenger in November's face-off against incumbent State Senator for the 8th District, Republican Bob Rankin. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh recently talked to Menconi to find out why he's running and how issues have changed since the onset of COVID-19. Click the headline to find more of the conversation.

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On Friday, September 20, hundreds of students, teachers and concerned citizens gathered in Sopris Park for the climate strike organized by 350 Roaring Fork in conjunction with other strikes around the world. Speakers included Carbondale Mayor Dan Richardson, Dr. Greg Feinsinger, Arn Menconi, and local students. For audio of these speeches, click here.

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Over 100 people gathered in Glenwood Springs on Saturday to march in protest of children being separated from their parents at the border. The event was coordinated with marches across the country. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh reports. Follow the link to read a letter written for the occasion by Sandra Lopez, who has been in sanctuary in Carbondale for over 8 months.

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Today, June 18, is the recommended last day to mail primary ballots, although voters have until June 26th to vote in person or drop their ballots off at a 24-hour drop-off box.  KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Matthew Bennett, one of the newest reporters to join the Glenwood Springs Post Independent, about his recent coverage of the Third Congressional District race.

3rd Congressional District Candidate Arn Menconi shared his views on health care with Ed Troy.

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Diane Mitch Busch, Karl Hanlon and Arn Menconi, the Democratic candidates on the primary ballot to run against Congressman Scott Tipton for the 3rd Congressional District, met in Glenwood Springs on Monday, May 7, for a friendly debate. To listen to the full debate, follow this link.

Arn Menconi

Yesterday, former Eagle County Commissioner Arn Menconi submitted petition signatures to run as a Democrat for the 3rd Congressional District seat, currently held by Representative Scott Tipton. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Menconi about what differentiates him from the other Democratic candidates.

Carbondale's Arn Menconi is running for U.S. Senate on the Green Party ticket, challenging progressive voters to reject Democrats like Senator Michael Bennet and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. He joined news director Gavin Dahl  on Valley Voices for what was intended to be an interview, but became more of an Arn Menconi talk show. Listen in, if you aren't too worried the corporate oligarchs will vanquish you for hearing what he has to say!