Colorado House District 50 Overview

Colorado House District 50 sits in the middle of House District 48 east and southeast of Greeley.  The seat is open because incumbent Dave Young is term limited and running for State Treasurer.


Zip Codes in HD 50:

80543, 80620, 80631, 80634, 80645

Colorado House District 50 Candidates

Rochele Galindo (D) - Endorsed by President Barack Obama!!!


Ms. Galindo is a member of the City of Greeley City Council.  Her passion for engaging in Colorado politics began in high school while serving on the Greeley Youth Commission. She was a field organizer for President Obama’s 2012 re-election and has since worked on top targeted local and national campaigns, including State Representative Dave Young’s re-election bid in 2014. That same year the Hispanic Women of Weld County presented her with their Community Leadership Award for her work and dedication. 

Michael Thuener (R)



After graduating from Fort Lupton High School in 2000, Mr. Thuener went on to serve in the US Army for 8 years. Upon returning, he attended the University of Northern Colorado graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on Computer Information Systems.  Currently, he is working for a local communication service technology company.  Since graduating, he has settled in Evans,Colorado where he and his wife, Amanda, are raising their 2 girls and infant son.


Mr. Theuner says:  "I am running because I believe in the infinite potential of our children and citizens. I know that when we lower the barriers that limit that potential we can achieve great things as a community. I am your neighbor and I know we deserve to have representation in our legislature that understands the proper role of our government and is willing to be a true voice that will convey the shared values of our community. I will be that representative and I look forward to serving you. "

  • Please see Mr. Thuener's website for additional information.