Jun 9, 2024 - Election

Meet Sean Camacho: The Democratic challenger in state House District 6

Sean Camacho

Sean Camacho is leaning on his background as an attorney, former military intelligence officer and Air Force reservist in his bid for state House District 6, where he's challenging incumbent Elisabeth Epps.

The big picture: The district covers the central Denver extending from Capitol Hill eastward south of Colfax Avenue through Montclair and into Lowry.

What they're saying: We asked each candidate a series of fun and serious questions to learn more about them as a person as part of our Spotlight profile series.

  • Here's what Camacho told us. Responses have been edited for style and brevity.

πŸ“ Favorite spot in Denver: The zoo and museum, places he goes with his kids.

🍳 Favorite places to eat and drink: North County in Lowry

πŸ˜„ Hobbies: Running and cycling

πŸ‘€ Fun fact: He met his wife salsa dancing in Tucson, Arizona, shortly after returning from a deployment to Iraq.

πŸ“• Reading list: "The Bomber Mafia" by Malcolm Gladwell

πŸ“Ί On demand: "Trying" on Apple TV. "Its one of those laundry folding shows."

☝ First act if elected: He wants to modernize the tax code and look at dismantling TABOR, which he believes is unconstitutional.

🚩 What sets you apart as a candidate: "I think I give voters a very stark choice, someone who is thoughtful, willing to listen, work with others and showcase Democratic values."

πŸŽ‰ Proudest personal achievement: A recent moment, he said, is running the Bolder Boulder with his 8-year-old son.


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