Marc Holtzman, former aide to Governor Owens and rejected candidate for Colorado State University President, is telling friends and family that he will run for Governor in 2006 on the Republican ticket. Holtzman is currently the President of Denver University and was Secretary of Technology in Owens' first cabinet. He is also a wealthy businessman who may be able to self-fund some of his candidacy as well.
Holtzman joins Treasurer Mike Coffman as the two known Republican candidates for Governor. Check back at coloradopols.com for a breakdown of candidates for Governor and their odds at winning both the primary and general elections.