Application for Legislative Commission for Charles Randall Fricke

Contact Information

Full Name

Charles Randall Fricke

Other Names
Randy Fricke

Eligible for commission


Party Affiliation



For the past ten years, I came out of retirement to pursue a career as a freelance writer, author, political columnist.

Educational Background

Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with a major in social sciences and physical education. Plus, Masters of Education Degree with many graduate hours toward a PH. D.

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Past Political Activity

I am a registered Independent/unaffiliated voter in Colorado. 2018, Founder of Western Colorado Independent Voters. This association covers Colorado's Third Congressional District. As lead organizer, I serve as an unpaid volunteer.

List of Political and Civic Organizations belonged to

Besides serving as the lead organizer of the Western Colorado Independent Voters, I serve on several national committees associated with Independent Voting based in New York City. I currently serve as the chair of the National Election Reform Committee, National Cabinet, and National Committee on Presidential Candidate Outreach Committee, all associated with Independent Voting (

Organization and Advocacy Experience

Please refer to my experience with Western Colorado Independent Voters. WCIV primarily advocates for election reforms such as anti-gerrymandering and open primary elections.


I am a strong advocate for open and democratic primary and general elections. I want to make sure that Colorado has the most democratic election system in the country.

Statement on Working with Consensus

My consensus building began many years ago, when I lobbied on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (1970s & 1980s) primarily for renewable energy legislation. In Colorado, I drafted Colorado's oil and gas regulations in 2009 and 2010. That took a lot of working with both major political party members.

Relevant Analytic Skills for Commission

In 2014 and 2020, I wrote two books on American politics where I created a new economy for Main Street America, a version of the Green New Deal, and a Neal Deal for America.