Lakewood, CO, July 19, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Jason Bane, candidate for the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners (District 2), announced today that he has received the endorsement of Congressman Ed Perlmutter (D-Golden).
“Jason Bane and his family have deep roots here in Jefferson County,” said Perlmutter. “I believe Jason will serve residents well with his intelligence, passion, and commitment to the things that are important to us in Jefferson County, like responsible government, open space, and conservation.”
Said Bane: “Ed Perlmutter has worked tirelessly for Jefferson County for many years, and I am proud to have his support. I look forward to working with him to continue to improve our county while maintaining the quality of life that makes Jeffco such a beautiful place to live.”
Congressman Perlmutter represents Congressional District 7, which encompasses the majority of Jefferson County, including Lakewood, Golden, Wheat Ridge and Arvada. His endorsement comes just weeks after Bane was formally backed by the Arvada Police Officers’ Association.
Jason Bane is running for the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners in District 2, although every Commissioner is elected by countywide vote. He is an award-winning journalist and longtime community activist who currently serves on the Board of the Jefferson County PTA. Jason and his wife, Julie, are lifelong residents of Jefferson County (Jason’s family has been in Jeffco for three generations); they live in Lakewood with their 2-year-old daughter, Stella, and are expecting their second child in September.
For more information, go to www.JasonBane.org.