DENVER (CBS4) – An effort is underway to recall another Democratic lawmaker in Colorado. The Secretary of State approved the recall petition for Senate President Leroy Garcia on Monday.
Now, his critics have two months to collect enough signatures to force a recall election.READ MORE: Unemployment Claimants Struggling With ID.me Verification Stuck With No Income, No Answers
They say Garcia shouldn’t have voted “yes” on a bill that would limit oil and gas production in the state. The Colorado Democratic party chair says the recall is another attempt by Republicans to steal Senate seats they can’t win.READ MORE: Memorial Started For Man Killed In Violent Crash In Denver's Highlands Neighborhood Firefighters Searching For Missing Kayaker On Carter Lake
Aside from Sen. Garcia, there are also efforts to recall two other Democratic lawmakers and Gov. Jared Polis.