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Recall petition against Senate President Leroy Garcia approved, campaign can start collecting signatures

Garcia is the latest -- and most high profile -- Democratic Colorado lawmaker to be targeted by a recall campaign following the 2019 legislative session

Opinion: Problems with Colorado’s petition process are as common as elections themselves

The legislature must look at removing the profit motive from signature-gathering ahead of the 2020 elections

Opinion
Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Lawsuit against signature-gathering firm illustrates problems with Colorado’s process to get on the ballot, lawyer says

Walker Stapleton’s legal action against signature-gathering firm Kennedy Enterprises goes to trial on Monday in Denver and comes as the 2020 primary elections in Colorado near and recall efforts gain steam

Nicolais: Colorado Republicans must move from “r-e-c-a-l-l” to “r-e-b-u-i-l-d”

Multiple failed recall bids have exposed the Republican Party’s lack of influence and strength in Colorado

Opinion

Nicolais: Colorado Court of Appeals alters the 2020 landscape for politically active organizations

By ruling the 501(c)(4) Colorado Pioneer Action qualified as a “political committee,” the court set off a domino-effect for groups like Planned Parenthood

Opinion

Nicolais: Jamie Giellis didn’t just lose the Denver mayoral race, Hancock’s team won it

Michael Hancock’s campaign recognized the political landscape of the runoff early on and executed a perfect strategy to win reelection

Opinion

Nicolais: Giellis campaign for Denver mayor goes from incompetent to shameful

Jamie Giellis capped an ugly week on the campaign trail with a stumbling debate performance highlighted by a cynical reply to the Asian community

Opinion