Bob Beauprez has tapped Jill Repella as his choice for lieutenant governor, 9News reports.

The Republican candidate in Colorado’s gubernatorial race announced his pick Tuesday. Repella was elected to the Douglas County commission in 2008 and re-elected in 2012.

The resident of Highlands Ranch said about Beauprez adding her to the ticket: “I am honored to be chosen as Bob Beauprez‘s running mate. I also want the citizens and taxpayers of Douglas County to know that I can and will also continue to proudly serve them in my role as a Douglas County Commissioner. To have the opportunity to take Douglas County’s success story to a state level is an opportunity I embrace.”

Beauprez is running against Gov. John Hickenlooper.

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