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September 25, 2015 Pueblo, CO… Today, State Representative Clarice Navarro announced that she will run for reelection in 2016.  Navarro will be seeking her 3rd term in the Colorado State House of Representatives. 

Representative Navarro was first elected in 2012, and is serving in her 2nd term.  The Representative is a native of Southeastern Colorado, proudly serving Fremont, Otero and Pueblo counties.

Representative Navarro has made a name for herself by honoring the conservative values on which she originally ran.  She believes in less government, lower taxes, fiscal responsibility, and has a solid record to prove it. 

Representative Navarro said, “It’s an honor to serve the people of Southern Colorado, and together we have accomplished a great deal of meaningful work. Perhaps as importantly, we've been able to stop some bad legislation.  I look forward to serving the good people of this great state, and every day it is an honor that the people of House District 47 have chosen me as their conservative voice and advocate at the Colorado State Capitol”.

Hispanic GOP Reception - Thur., Oct. 8

Night Cap Reception - Fri., Sept. 25

Our Latino Leaders: Meet Clarice Navarro

Clarice is Republican Because

"I am a Republican because I want future generations to have bigger and better opportunities at achieving their American dream. I believe in empowering individuals so we can have good paying jobs and giving parent’s a good choice when it comes their children’s education. I believe we need to fix our broken immigration system. I believe Republican principles of less government, lower taxes, and personal responsibility can move our country forward and lift all communities up."


State Representative Clarice Navarro was born and raised in Southeastern Colorado. She attended Las Animas High School, Otero Junior college and received her bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Working at a young age in her Grandma’s restaurant, Rep. Navarro credits her mother and family for teaching her the value of hard work. She served her community as an educator for the Colorado Department of Corrections and Las Animas High School, and worked for the Rural Development Division of the United States Department of Agriculture and the Colorado House of Representatives, representing House District 47. 

Apart from her professional career, Rep. Navarro has filled the role as a community leader in various capacities. She served on the Las Animas City Council, Kountry Kids Advisory Board of Directors and was appointed by Chief Justice Mullarkey to the 16th Judicial Review Committee.

She believes in strong leadership and universal values like honesty, personal accountability, integrity, hard work, and sincerity. She prides herself on her commitment to creating jobs, growing the economy, and protecting private property rights.

Published at:  https://gop.com/our-latino-leaders-meet-clarice-navarro/

National Hispanic Heritage Month


There is no doubt in my mind that the Hispanic voting population, in Colorado and across the nation, will play a significant role in determining the winners and losers of 2016.  As a conservative, Hispanic Republican, it’s often a challenge to share the message of the Republican Party, but when I’m given the chance, Latinos across the state engage and appreciate the idea of less government, lower taxes, and personal responsibility.

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 – October 15, and I’m personally approaching this month with a focus on sharing a conservative message with Colorado’s Hispanic voters; when shared, our message resonates with the fastest-growing minority population in this state.

In 2014, Democrats won the Latino vote, but Republicans were able to gain a large share of the electorate.  In post-election polling of the Georgia and Texas gubernatorial races, Republicans took more than 40% of the Latino vote (PewResearchCenter).  However, in House races nationwide, there was hardly any improvement in Republicans’ Latino turnout from 2012. 

Hispanics made up 8% of the nation’s voters in 2014.  That’s a percentage that can absolutely win or lose critical elections across America, and right here in Colorado we saw that it did. When we look back at the top issues of 2014, the economy ranked highest for Latino voters, alongside immigration, education, and jobs.  These top line issues aren’t much different than any other sector of the voting population.  So maybe it’s not what we are saying, but how are we saying it. 

As we look toward 2016, Republicans and Democrats alike are looking to boost their credibility with Latino voters.  Each party is investing heavily to draw the Latino voter, but when I speak to my friends and family about lower taxes, less government, and personal responsibility, the message resonates.  It isn’t a flashy flyer, or a wave of auto-dials that moves the needle; it’s personal engagement.  I’m urging my friends to focus on personal engagement this month and throughout the 2016 election season.

You may be asking yourself what all of this means, and the bottom line is this…

Hispanic voters have the same worries and concerns as any other American.  We are concerned about the economy, we are concerned about immigration, we are concerned about the education of our children, and we are concerned about having and keeping jobs.  So I’ll be sharing my story, and I’ll be sharing a conservative message with the Latinos I engage.  I’m very much looking forward to these personal conversations.

There is too much at stake in 2016 not to engage with a clear message of prosperity and freedom that Hispanic voters can relate to. 

For more information please visit:  https://www.gop.com/groups/gop-hispanics/

As always, I’m available to discuss the issues that face this great state. Please never hesitate to reach out.

Clarice Navarro-Ratzlaff

WestBrooke Group Announcement


"Current clients include State Treasurer Walker Stapleton, Senate Majority Fund, Congressman Doug Lamborn, Governor‟s Residence Preservation Fund, arc Thrift Stores, State Representative Jon Keyser, Engage America, Inc., Colorado Pioneer Action, Golden View Classical Academy, State Representative Clarice Navarro-Ratzlaff and Ramey Johnson for Lakewood Mayor."

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