Congratulations to State Representatives Polly Lawrence and Clarice Navarro-Ratzlaff for being named to GOPAC’s “Top 20 Emerging Republican Leaders”. According to its website, GOPAC is “dedicated to educating and electing a new generation of Republican leaders. We search the ranks of state and local governments for promising Republican leaders and give them the education and financial support they need to lead America.”

Here’s what GOPAC had to say about Navarro and Lawrence:


“Clarice Navarro-Ratzlaff has had a diverse career working as a waitress in her grandmother’s restaurant, as an educator for the Colorado Department of Corrections and Las Animas High School, in the Rural Development Division of the United States Department of Agriculture and now for the U.S. House of Representatives.

She also has given back to her community by serving 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.”


“Polly Lawrence is an officer and board member for Lawrence Construction. She also serves as a Legislative Committee member for the South Metro Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Colorado Contractors Association.

Lawrence is a lifelong Republican. She gives back to her community by serving as PTA President and volunteering for Girls Scouts and Boy Scouts of America. She is also a sponsor for the National Sports Center for the Disabled. She graduated from Colorado State University.”

Congratulations, ladies, you make us proud!