Grassroots activist leaders in the Colorado Republican Party have new hope in overcoming legal and financial barriers in their 5-year quest to withdraw from open primaries in Colorado, with an apparent offer of discounted legal representation in challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 108, a state law instituted by voters in 2016 that regulates how parties can choose their nominees for state elected office.
ACLU Attorney Agrees With GOP Activists: Strict Rules for Opting Out of Open Primaries Could Be Struck Down
Citing “interference with the political rights of association” of the Colorado Republican Party, an American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado (ACLU) attorney says Colorado Republican activists might have a viable legal case in challenging a state law requiring a supermajority of 75% of the party’s governing body to opt out of open primaries.
The campaign to convince 75% of the Colorado GOP state central committee members to vote to opt out of open primaries picked up an endorsement from a former conservative legislator recently.
Who Did — and Did Not — Attend El Paso County GOP’s Marjorie Taylor Greene Fundraiser Stirs Up Right-Wing Activists
Last Friday, Aug. 6, the El Paso County GOP hosted its annual fundraising event in Colorado Springs, a Lincoln Day Dinner featuring their top-billed speaker, controversial and embattled U. S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA).
CO Conspiracist Attorney Pleads for Applicants to Replace Staff Who’ve Left His Firm Due to Its ‘Political Direction’
Colorado attorney, grassroots GOP activist, and GOP national committeeman Randy Corporon announced on his KNUS radio show last Saturday that support staff and attorneys are leaving his law firm, citing “the political direction” of the firm.
Bid to Opt Out of Open Republican Primaries in CO Is Close to Success, Now With Help From Tancredo, Say Organizers
As grassroots Republicans continue their statewide road tour to lobby 517 county GOP officers and other central committee members to vote to end open primaries for their party, leaders of that effort are celebrating their successes and the most recent big-name recruit to their cause, Tom Tancredo.
Gardner’s Retaliatory Snub of 9News Brings ‘Joy’ to Conservatives and Appears Aimed at Inspiring GOP Activists Prior to Election
Lots of people had theories on why U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner decided not to take part in a debate on 9News prior to November’s election, but House Republican leader Patrick Neville of Castle Rock got the inside scoop from Gardner himself.
You may remember Denver talk radio host Chuck Bonniwell, who got fired for joking that a “nice school shooting” was needed to break up the boredom of the impeachment hearings.
Colorado Citizen Press, an anonymous ultra-conservative blog, is sponsoring the Chuck and Julie Show, a right-wing podcast with hosts Chuck Bonniwell and Julie Hayden, who burst into the national media late last year after Bonniwell joked on KNUS radio that a “nice school shooting” was needed to break up the “never-ending” impeachment hearings.
In case you’re wondering if there are any hard feelings lingering after Chuck Bonniwell and Julie Hayden’s “Chuck and Julie Show” was canceled by conservative KNUS 710-AM in December, listen to Bonniwell talk about his former KNUS colleagues on Bonniwell and Hayden’s new podcast, last week.