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.
Two Colorado Democratic senators facing recalls over their support for new gun restrictions are going to court Wednesday to try to prevent an election pending a judicial review of the process.
Colorado Democrats targeted for recalls because of their support for gun control remained in limbo Tuesday, pursuing legal challenges to avoid going back to ballot this year.
Colorado Democrats facing recall elections for their support of gun control laws failed in separate attempts to block or slow their recall elections Wednesday.
Colorado Democrats say the Republican secretary of state’s office can’t give an impartial decision in a recall effort against a Democratic lawmaker.
Colorado Democrats targeted for recall elections because of their support for gun control laws are arguing that the elections can’t be held because voters didn’t fully understand the recall petitions.
The Colorado Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling siding with Democrats in a fight over congressional redistricting that could give them a chance of unseating Republican Mike Coffman.
Colorado Republicans said Wednesday they’ll challenge a judge’s ruling on proposed congressional lines that give Democrats a chance to unseat two GOP incumbents, including one in a district always held by the party.
Republicans told a Denver District Court judge on Tuesday that Democrats are trying to undo electoral gains made by about 1.5 million voters over the past decade by moving them into new congressional districts.
New proposed congressional district lines for Colorado will be made public later this month after Latino groups succeeded in an effort to force Democrats and Republicans to show how they want to redraw the state’s seven House districts.