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  • DLCC Statement on resignation of Colorado state Senator Evie Hudak

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
    November 27, 2013

    WASHINGTON—Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) Executive Director Michael Sargeant released the following statement on the decision of state Senator Evie Hudak (D-Westminster) to resign:

    “I want to thank Senator Evie Hudak for her outstanding service to the people of Colorado.  Today’s decision cannot have been easy, but her constituents elected Evie to follow her conscience and do what’s right, no matter how tough the choice.  In return, Evie provided a model for what leadership and public service should be. I have no doubt that she will continue to serve the people of Colorado for many years to come.”

  • DLCC Statement on Recall Election Results for Senators Morse and Giron

    WASHINGTON—Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) Executive Director Michael Sargeant released the following statement on the results of this evening’s recall elections against Colorado Senate President John Morse (D-Colorado Springs) and Senator Angela Giron (D-Pueblo).

  • Democrat offers reality check to Colorado secessionists

    Yesterday, MaddowBlog's Laura Conaway (via the Greeley Tribune's T.M.

  • Colorado GOP's latest voter purge targets 6 times more Democrats than Republicans

    The Denver Post is reporting that "Democrats make up more than half of the 155 suspected noncitizen voters that Secretary of State Scott Gessler is referring to prosecutors, according to figures released by his office Friday. The party affiliation breakdown shows that 88 of the voters are Democrats, 49 are unaffiliated, and 13 are Republicans."

    ...and why are these voters being targeted?  For the "crime" of not answering a letter from GOP officials:  "The voters sent to prosecutors are among 4,201 people who have received letters from Gessler since last August, asking them to affirm their citizenship or voluntarily remove themselves from the voting rolls.  The 155 voters under scrutiny did not respond to the letters."