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Who I’m Voting for and Why

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Here are my candidate choices (so far) for the upcoming (June 26) Democratic Primary election, with my reasons for voting for them. I hope others will share their Primary election candidate choices, and reasons, too! Primary Election Ballots will be mailed out from our County Clerk (Hot Sulphur Springs) starting June 5, so please think […]

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Progressive Democrats of America Endorsement

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

PDA Endorses Colorado CD2 Congressional Candidate Mark Williams

Boulder – The Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) recently endorsed our campaign for Congress. Members of the campaigns of Howard Dean, Dennis Kucinich and other progressive activists concerned with the big money trends in the Democratic Party founded Progressive Democrats of America in 2004.   About the Progressive Democrats of America The Progressive Democrats of America seek to build […]

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How I Plan to Get Big Money Out of Politics

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Mark Williams for Colorado Plans to Get Big Money Out of Politics

Boulder – People ask me tough questions on the campaign trail all the time. Sometimes the answers are just as tough. And sometimes the answers are easy. For example, here in Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District, I’m often asked: what are you doing to get big money out of politics?   Leading with Truly Progressive Principles I’m […]

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Democrats vs. Progressives: Opinion Boulder Weekly

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Recent revelations from The Intercept prove the Democratic Party is anything but democratic. In an April 26, 2018 article by Lee Fang, Minority Whip Steny Hoyer is on tape unequivocally admitting the national party is intervening in primary races here in Colorado and trying to squash true “progressive” candidates. This is the same Steny Hoyer contributing thousands […]

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Sean Scanlan: Mark Williams gets this vote

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

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On April 24, in a rare moment of full disclosure, Mike Mulvaney, President Trump’s director of the office of management and budget, publicly told a group of 1,000 bankers that lobbyists seeking to influence congressional representatives would benefit from making large campaign contributions in advance. The taint of PAC money and special interests is not absent from […]

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Will DC Insiders Ever Support Real Progressives?

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Will DC Insiders ever Support Real Progressives Like Mark Williams?

Boulder – I’ve been watching closely as more news breaks about DC insiders choosing mainstream candidates in Democratic congressional races across the country. Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the House of Representatives, was caught on tape telling Levi Tillemann to drop out of the congressional race. He said, “…none of it’s personal. It’s just how business […]

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Pledge to Run a Clean Campaign with No PAC Money

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Similar to Senator Kamala Harris, Mark Williams does not take PAC money.

Boulder – Just two days ago, Senator Kamala Harris announced she would no longer accept contributions from corporate PACs. Like others in the Democratic Party, she’s witnessed firsthand the influence that “dirty money” has on the workings of government. Citizens United gave corporate PACs the balance of power in our democracy, which has demonstrated just how powerful […]

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My Vision of What Comes Next

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Mark Williams is an Independent Democrat who will stand for the people's liberty and freedom and who will speak the truth to the privileged and the powerful.

Boulder – It’s not enough to resist a reckless President and a rigged economy held in place by a corrupt campaign finance system. We have to do more than just resist. We have to have a vision for what comes next! Like Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and others, I believe it’s time for Democrats to break from […]

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Why Political Elites LOVE the Revolving Door

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Boulder – Remember the “Revolving Door” from civics class? Where the political elites shuffles back and forth between government work and jobs as lobbyists, consultants and strategists? Good for them, but really bad for the American people.   The Conundrum of the Political Elites Patrick Kennedy is the latest player in the game. This former Democratic representative, […]

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Campaign Finance

Sunday, January 28th, 2018

I commit to getting big money out of politics and rebuilding the grassroots. Enough of politics as usual where corporations, the uber-wealthy and insiders decide what’s best for us.  It’s not enough to talk about an oligarchy ruling our country, let’s lead the movement to bring grassroots politics and the voice of ordinary Americans back […]

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