Supporters of embattled Colorado Senators John Morse and Angela Giron suffered another legal setback this week when District Judge McGahey ruled against mail ballots mandated by HB1303, the recent election reform law championed by Giron and Morse, because it conflicted with the State Constitution.
Today, Denver Chief District Judge Robert Hyatt ruled against the legal challenges to the Colorado recall efforts and allowed for the recalls to continue against Senator John Morse and Angela Giron.
The Colorado recall campaigns to unseat Senator John Morse and Angela Giron continue to progress through concessive victories, but face their biggest challenge in the financial battle against the national funding of the anti-recall efforts.
Joe Neguse, co-founder of the controversial youth-oriented GOTV group New Era Colorado and current Colorado University Board of Regents member, has announced his intention to run for Colorado Secretary of State in 2014. Neguse, a Democrat, serves as a board member of New Era Colorado and created the organization with several other recent college graduates in 2006.
While canvassing a neighborhood in Pueblo Colorado for Pueblo United For Angela, a volunteer was arrested on a failure to appear warrant which may be related to a domestic violence charge. Elric Franco went door to door in the 1600 block of Bunker Hill located in the east side neighborhood of Pueblo and asked residents who had signed the petition to recall Colorado State Senator Angela to rescind their signatures.
In a press release today, Compass Colorado blasted the embattled State Senate President John Morse, as well as the organizations which support Morse, with attempts to intimidate and disenfranchise voters prior to the coming recall election. Morse has been targeted for recall due to key votes in the last legislative session that concerned gun control […]
This afternoon, Scott Gessler and the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office deemed sufficient the petition to recall the Democrat state Senator form Pueblo, Angela Giron.
In an afternoon press release, the Colorado Secretary of State has verified that the effort to recall Senate President John Morse (D-SD11) will proceed.
Colorado Springs activists who were concerned with Morse’s leadership and votes in the 2013 session gathered over 16,000 signatures to initiate a recall, after a verification process conducted by the Secretary of State the total number of valid signatures was 10,137, nearly 3,000 signatures more than required.
Sen. Morse Claims to Fight Outside Interest Groups While Outside Interest Groups Fund Pro Morse Campaign
While embattled Colorado Senate President John Morse claimed “we cannot allow outside interest groups to determine what is best for Colorado”, campaign finance reports tell a different story. A Whole Lot of People for John Morse, an issue committee set up to defend Morse in a recall election, received its largest donation from a 501(c)(4) based in Washington D.C. and retained the services of Chicago and D.C. consultants and pollsters, according to the latest campaign finance reports filed today.
State Senator John Morse (D-Colorado Springs), who has been targeted for recall due to his votes to restrict the 2nd Amendment, spent campaign funds at a Colorado Springs store which offers “relaxing, ergonomically correct products to relieve stress throughout the day and help those with back pain.”