GREELEY — A current Weld County Clerk and Recorder office worker became the first announced candidate for the office in the 2014 election.
Greeley resident Carly Koppes on Wednesday, Sept. 4, announced she will run for the office, currently held by Steve Moreno, who is term-limited.
The Weld County Clerk and Recorder office is in charge of the Motor Vehicle, Recording, and Elections departments for the county.
Koppes, 27, says she is running for the position after being an employee for almost a decade and having the opportunity to work for Moreno.
Koppes’ experience in the Clerk and Reorders office has primarily been the elections office, but she has also worked in the Recording office and Motor Vehicle office.
Koppes is the oldest daughter of Joseph and Connie Koppes, of Greeley. In addition to her work, she is involved and a current office holder with the Colorado Federation of Young Republicans and Northern Colorado Young Republicans. She is also a third-generation Greeley Stampede Volunteer Wrangler, United Day of Action Team Weld County Captain, Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, member of the Loveland Sweet Talkers Toastmaster Club, National Asian Indian Republican Association volunteer, Human Society Volunteer and Cattle Baron’s Ball American Cancer Society volunteer.