COLORADO SPRINGS — KOAA News5 and the Gazette are speaking with the candidates in the Colorado Springs Mayoral race this spring. Ballots will be mailed out for this election beginning March 10 and are due by 7:00 pm on April 4.
The video attached to this article is my conversation with the candidate. Below you will find contact information and answers to a candidate questionnaire from The Gazette.
Candidate name: John "Tig" Tiegen
Campaign phone number: 1-814-881-5941
Campaign email: Tiegen@tigformayor.com
Campaign website: tigformayor.com
Campaign mailing address: 3246 Centennial Blvd., No. 181, Colorado Springs, CO 80907
What are your top 3 priorities for this office?
Community safety, homelessness and the way we govern.
What do you think the city's largest challenge is and how do you plan to address it?
Security of the city. I plan to address it by making sure people are held accountable for their crimes. The (district attorneys) are prosecuting and we don't have a revolving door in the legal system. Stand shoulder-to-shoulder or out front and support public safety. Ensure public safety (employees) have adequate protection from lawsuits. We should stand with them.
What makes you the most qualified candidate for this position?
I've been in a leadership position since I was 16 years old. I get involved with the guys on the ground, I collaborate with them and know how to listen to my peers and supports. I've built many organizations from the ground up and know what it takes to lead.
Learn more about all the candidates with our Election Watch page. You can also find information on this election, the candidates for Mayor and City Council, plus the lone ballot issue and where to return your ballot with Everything you need to know about the Colorado Springs April Election
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