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OIA Endorses Joe Neguse for Colorado’s Second Congressional District

June 13, 2018

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Cody Wertz, 303-518-2112

(BOULDER, Colo.) June 13, 2018 – Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) today announced its endorsement of candidate Joe Neguse in the Democratic primary election for Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District and looks forward to supporting his election to the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6.

“OIA’s headquarters and nearly five hundred outdoor businesses make their home in Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District,” said Alex Boian, OIA’s vice president of government affairs. “Joe impressed us with his ideas to protect and invest in our land and water and to combat the threats from climate change, as well as with his support for the 2nd Congressional District’s $2.5 billion outdoor recreation economy. OIA is proud to stand behind Joe and help get him elected to Congress this fall.”

Today’s endorsement of Joe Neguse is the first by OIA in the 2018 election. In the next several weeks, OIA will release additional endorsements for candidates who recognize and support the outdoor recreation economy.


About Outdoor Industry Association

Based in Boulder, Colo., with offices in Washington, D.C., Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is the leading trade association for the outdoor industry and the title sponsor of Outdoor Retailer. OIA unites and serves over 1,200 manufacturers, supplier, sales representative and retailer members through its focus on trade and recreation policy, sustainable business innovation and outdoor participation. For more information, visit