Meet WFP’s Aurora Slate

The only real progressives in the race for Aurora City Council.

The Aurora Sentinel says:

“The next five people sent to the city council by voters face the toughest challenges in the city’s history. Who voters choose among the 15 contenders may never matter more than it does this year.” 1

All of these candidates are endorsed by:

Arapahoe Democratic Party • the Aurora Sentinel

Colorado Working Families Party • Conservation Colorado

Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition Action Fund

Omar Montgomery, President of NAACP Aurora2

Candice Bailey, At-Large

Candice is an avid way maker, educator, advocate, and leader of her community. Having both education and lived experience has given Candice a raw comprehension of what is truly needed for impactful change in Aurora for all our community members.

John Ronquillo, At-Large

John is an award winning professor, a father, a community champion, and a progressive Democrat running for city council to help Aurora move into its next great chapter.

Council Member Crystal Murillo, Ward I

Crystal has served Ward 1 the past four years, leading on housing, increasing access to the economy, and fighting for justice for all.

Bryan Lindstrom, Ward II

Bryan is a Hinkley history teacher, union organizer, and is running because we can’t solve issues that impact his students like stagnant wages, unaffordable housing, and climate change from the classroom.

Ruben Medina, Ward III

Ruben is a community organizer, high school wrestling coach, and former firefighter/EMT who raised all three of his kids in Ward 3 and is ready to start building a more sustainable, affordable, and inclusive Aurora.

It’s now too late to mail your ballot back, so please return your ballot to a dropbox or service center no later than 7pm on Tuesday, November 2nd. Voting locations & info are at

For more information, e-mail colorado AT workingfamilies DOT org.

1. Aurora Sentinel. October 14, 2021.

2. Organization listed for affiliation purposes only

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