One of the people behind a successful effort to recall a state lawmaker over new gun restrictions says he’s running for Pueblo clerk and recorder.
Colorado Democrats begin the 2014 legislative session with a tenuous grasp on the state Senate after two recalls over gun restrictions, but they still control both chambers and the direction of the lawmaking term that opens Wednesday.
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A third Democratic state senator facing possible recall after voting for gun-control measures will resign, allowing Democrats to maintain control of Colorado’s Senate.
A new poll shows Democratic Gov. Hickenlooper leading all GOP challengers by a handful of points, but 49 percent of Colorado voters don’t think he deserves re-election.
Flyers now being placed on doors of some Denver-area homes that claim some of the people collecting signatures for a recall effort are ex-convicts and sex offenders.
The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday reaffirmed its decision that voters do not have to first vote “yes” or “no” on recall elections to have their votes for a successor validated, a ruling that could force the state to rewrite part of its constitution.
Democratic state Sen. Morgan Carroll became the second woman in Colorado history Wednesday to be selected Senate president, a position that became available with the recall ouster last month of former Sen. John Morse over new gun restrictions.
Two Republicans were sworn in Thursday to replace the Colorado Senate Democrats they defeated in historic recalls over new gun restrictions.
Gun control advocates say the National Rifle Association-aided recall of two Colorado legislators who backed new gun restrictions will make it harder to revive stalled efforts in Congress to tighten firearm laws.