Columbine area resident John Flerlage, a former Marine, is determined to bring his leadership qualities to Jefferson County government.
Flerlage, a Democrat, is running against Jeffco Commissioner Don Rosier in District 3, which covers South Jeffco. The incumbent Republican is seeking his second four-year term on the GOP-controlled commission.
Flerlage, who ran unsuccessfully for Congress in 2010, is hoping to bring his fiscal, environmental and local approach to Jeffco leadership.
A Marine for most of his life