Jared Polis – Freshman Congressman

Jared Polis is featured on CNN today in an article on Freshman Congressman. When I was photographing the final week of his Congressional campaign, I asked him about the possibility of documenting his first 100 days of his Frosh year. The biggest stumbling block I saw was getting access to the real meat and potatoes … Continue reading Jared Polis – Freshman Congressman

Election Night with Jared Polis

On Tuesday, Jared, his staff, friends, and family, finally saw the ultimate result of their hard work and sacrifices for the past year and a half as he was elected to serve in the United States House of Representatives next year. Jared won by a convincing margin, 60% to 36%, over his primary opponent, Scott … Continue reading Election Night with Jared Polis

Election Day Morning and Afternoon

Today is finally election day! For Jared, it’s been one and half years of hard campaigning. Today, he did his final Honk and Wave in Boulder before heading to Longmont, Colorado, to help out with Betsy Markey’s campaign. Heading down to downtown Denver for the Democratic Election Party. So, without further ado, some photos from … Continue reading Election Day Morning and Afternoon

Final Hours Before Election

Here’s a random set of photos from the last day before Election 2008. It’s been a long campaign and everyone is ready to move on with the next project. For Jared, hopefully that will be a Congressional Seat in Colorado’s District 2. For me, it’ll be back to the Bay Area to work on the … Continue reading Final Hours Before Election

Meridian Retirement Community

Our last stop of the day was to The Meridian Retirement Community in Boulder. As at Northglenn Heights, the staff arranged for interested members to meet, greet, and ask questions to Jared. One of the attendees was Boulder native and 99-year old Mildred Walton. She’s turning 100 years old on November 7! That’s got to … Continue reading Meridian Retirement Community

Northglenn Heights Assisted Care Center

For our final event of the morning, Jared made an appearance and spoke with members at two assisted living care centers. I wasn’t allowed to photograph at the first one, but I had ample opportunities to do so at the Northglenn Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care Center in Northglenn, Colorado. Jared spoke with members … Continue reading Northglenn Heights Assisted Care Center

The New America School Bus

Following the Thornton Park-N-Ride event, we stopped by the local Starbucks to refuel and check email before the next event at two assisted living care centers. As we were leaving, we noticed a yellow school bus passing by. Jared waved to the bus, not realizing initially that it was actually from the Charter School he … Continue reading The New America School Bus

Thornton Park-N-Ride

Jared has been campaigning for the past year and a half. During that time, he met thousands of commuters at various Park-N-Rides in his district. This morning, we left for one final time to the Thornton Park-N-Ride to meet and greet with commuters and likely voters on the last day before the election. We were … Continue reading Thornton Park-N-Ride


Saturday afternoon was spent visiting various canvassing centers around Boulder and Louisville. All across Colorado (and the country), there are these canvass centers where people come to work the phone bank and organize walks through neighborhoods to talk to voters. Jared delivered pizza and rallied the troops at these centers. Seeing him speak to some … Continue reading Canvassing

Boulder County Farmer's Market

On Saturday morning, Jared greeted shoppers at the final Boulder County Farmer’s Market of the year. The weather was wonderful and many a happy smile met Jared as he walked through the pedestrian thoroughfare. Though I shouldn’t be surprised, I’m still a little taken aback by all of the people who came up to him, … Continue reading Boulder County Farmer's Market