The choice is clear in House District 36, opening up to newcomers since state Rep. Su Ryden is term l Democrat Mike Weissman offers a moderate and highly principled approach to legislating. A lawyer, Weissman offers a well-considered, go-slow philosophy to state problems. Weissman says he wants to f hard on what so many have noticed lately: Much of Colorado has outgrown its infrastructure. Without a plan, metro overcrowding could work against residents in many ways. Weissman also brings a strong sense of analysis and debate on issues such as health care, gun control and civil rights.