Randy Baumgardner was born in Bedford, Indiana in
1956. He has one older son named Richard Baumgardner, and one son, Charlie Baumgardner, deceased. Richard has two
children, who live with their father in Indiana. Randy moved to Grand County in 1994. Not only has he been working
for the Colorado State Department of Transportation for over a decade, he also successfully operates a ranch between Hot Sulphur
Springs, and Granby and another one in Northern Jackson County. Randy and wife, Lori Baumgardner, currently live with
their seven year old son Matthew.
a small business owner from Kremmling, was vice president of the Kremmling Chamber of Commerce for two years. Lori currently
works for the Department of Transportation. Not only does she help run Baumgardner Cattle Company, but also plays a
vital role in Randy's campaign. She has two older children, Elizabeth and Michael Gramm, both of whom attended
Grand County Schools. Elizabeth went on to further her education in Europe, and now works in Denver for a senior education
firm. Michael is working with family, and is a huge help with the ranch.
Randy has a passion for land and water rights, education reforms, and healthcare solutions.
He is involved with North American Water, Denver Water Board, and works with the county commissioners on water issues facing
the county and the Western Slope. It is his vision to solve some of these problems, get fellow Senate District
8 citizens to participate in becoming aware of these issues, and to finding solutions. Randy has served four
years as district 57 State House Representative, and is looking forward to serving his constituents for another 4 years
as their state senator.