Elected to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2010, Chris Holbert quickly gained recognition as a credible constitutional conservative. In 2011, Representative Holbert was rated the #1 "Guardian of Liberty" by Liberty Watch Colorado. He also achieved a Top Three rating with the Colorado Union of Taxpayers, which placed him as the #1 incumbent member of the state House of Representatives.
More recently, supporters of the Second Amendment came to appreciate Chris' uncompromising stance on the Right to keep and bear arms. Chris has pledged to not negotiate with the Rights of law-abiding citizens and he will not compromise on the Second Amendment.
Chris is president of The Earn Principle, LLC, where he provides consulting services to non-profit organizations in the areas of profitability and effective advocacy. Chris also coaches candidates and campaigns in the areas of targeting and messaging.
Prior to establishing his own company, Chris served as president of a statewide trade association where he
fulfilled the duties of executive director and spokesperson representing over 6,000 businesspeople in Colorado. Chris led that association to record profitability and membership by encouraging staff to deliver value through education, administration, representation, and networking, the basis of "The EARN Principle" for non-profit organizations.
Chris has been involved in federal
and state legislative and regulatory matters pertaining to the real estate
industry since 1992, and in the automobile industry during the preceding seven
years. From Denver to Washington,
D.C., Mr. Holbert has advocated with success within the executive and legislative branches of government.
Mr. Holbert has a solid track record of value delivery, bottom line profitability, effective communications, and principled representation. Both Democrats and Republicans in the Colorado General Assembly, and members of the Colorado Congressional delegation, have praised Chris’ principled, respectful, and informed advocacy based on truth and accountability.
Public speaking is Chris’ passion. He has spent countless hours educating people throughout Colorado about
the two-year election cycle, caucus system, and how to affect positive change.
Author of a blog article titled, “The
Independent Myth,” Chris seeks opportunities to share with Colorado voters how being registered as "unaffiliated" makes one completely dependent on the very parties they wish
Married in 1986, Chris and Diane Holbert are parents of two sons: Victor and Carson. Chris enjoys bow hunting and has climbed 39 of the 54 “14’ers” in Colorado.