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.
READ MORE: Boulder Storm Chasers Pay $2.4 Million To Resolve Allegations Of Fraud Related To Federal Grants
Now, his critics have two months to collect enough signatures to force a recall election.
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: A Look At Saint Francis Warren Residences, One Of Denver's Taxpayer-Funded Spots To Help People Transition Off The Streets
National Voting Rights Leaders Converge On Denver for First-Of-Its-Kind Event To Combat Voter Suppression
Aside from Sen. Garcia, there are also efforts to recall two other Democratic lawmakers and Gov. Jared Polis.