Juli Messenger has thrown her hat into the political ring as she gets the go ahead to start campaigning by the Montrose County Clerk and Recorder’s Office. She made her announcement official last night during Main in Motion. Messenger will be running as an Independent as she seeks a seat in District 1 County Commission. She will be opposing both incumbent Republican Ron Henderson and Democrat candidate Dennis Olmstead. Her main message during her campaign will be working on improving the economy.