Pace steps down as minority leader
State Rep. Sal Pace, D-Pueblo, announced today that he will step down as minority leader of the Colorado House.
Pace, who is staying in office, is seeking the Democratic nomination for the 3rd Congressional District and the right to challenge U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, a Republicans, for that seat.
The House Democrats are to hold a caucus meeting to choose a new leader on Friday in the basement of the state capitol.
Pace was elected to the Colorado House in 2008. Prior to running for office, he directed former U.S. Rep. John Salazar’s district office, serving southern Colorado and the Western Slope. In his capacity as district director,