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CANDIDATE NAME: SCOTT HELKER



 

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Candidate Statement

If you believe that government is the solution, you put yourself in a box with only 10% of the solutions. If you believe government is not the answer, you are open to 90% of the great ideas.

Current Occupation

Real Estate Investor

Education

Law Degree

Family

Married, 1 daughter

 

CANDIDATE TRANSCRIPT


Hi. My name is Scott Helker. I am the Libertarian candidate for Governor.

Libertarians believe in limited government, which means we have to believe that Government does not have all the solutions. If you believe Government has all the solutions, you put yourself in a small box with only 10% of the solutions. If you choose, like I do, that Government may not have all of the solutions, then you put yourself in a wider audience where 90% of the great ideas are.

Example: Beavers. The Colorado Compact, when it was first established, based on 19th century science, had two tasks to do:

Task #1: Measure the volume of water in the Colorado river systems.

Task #2: Pull out as many beaver ponds as possible.

They measured the Colorado River for 10 years. After they pulled out the beaver ponds, the water level dropped by two-thirds. What this means to you: If we reintroduce beavers in South Park, along the South Park and eventually the Platte River, we would increase the water volume in that river by at least one-third, based on 21st century science about beavers. Beavers fill up the aquifers at an amazing rate.

This is Scott Helker, Libertarian candidate for Governor. Presenting alternative ideas and solutions for you.

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