Mike Coffman’s Wife Can’t Vote for Him

Cynthia Coffman

Maybe Cynthia Coffman just needs more closet space.

Kurtis Lee of the Denver Post has a fascinatingly odd story about Rep. Mike Coffman and his wife, Cynthia Coffman:

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman is in the battle of his political career this November where every vote matters but one vote he won’t receive — at least as of now — comes from one of his staunchest allies: his wife Cynthia Coffman.

Cynthia Coffman, the state’s chief deputy attorney general who is the GOP nominee for attorney general, isn’t a registered voter in the Aurora-based 6th Congressional District her husband represents. Instead, she’s a registered voter in the Denver-based 1st Congressional District [6].

Cynthia Coffman has been a registered voter in Denver since 2011. In 2012, she didn’t cast a vote for her husband, who won re-election to his competitive seat that year by about 2 percentage points.

Lee goes on to quote a spokesperson from Cynthia Coffman's campaign with a weirdly antiseptic explanation about how they lived in different houses before they got married and Cynthia lives in the house closest to her office (Mike Coffman's campaign — shocker! — did not return a request for comment). You'd think that either Coffman would want to interject some humor or emotion at some point here, because it just seems a little strange; why would Cynthia not just change her voter registration to Mike's address? This isn't overly complicated.


11 Community Comments, Facebook Comments

  1. Craig says:

    Oh, come on.  Surely you know.

  2. BlueCat says:

    Why wouldn't she just change her voter registration? Well it can't be because she ever envisioned running for congress herself in CD1. Is it because she isn't the sharpest knife in the drawer either? Just a wild guess.

  3. Arvadonian1 says:

    Straight marriages are strange….


  4. Moderatus says:

    Zzzzzzz…this is the best you can do?

  5. Andrew Carnegie says:

    Coffman believes in a fair fight.  

    Romanoff is not married

  6. Andrew Carnegie says:

    Isn't that the disrict Romanoff lived in before he lost the Senate primary and had to sell his house?

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