With a crucial vote coming before the Colorado Republican Party’s state central committee next month on whether to continue allowing unaffiliated voters to participate in Republican primary elections, recent voting records of that governing body indicate that grassroots Republicans hold power over establishment members, and could indicate that the state GOP will opt out of open primary elections.
Under Pressure From Conservatives to Restrict Voter Access, GOP Election Expert Praises CO Voting System
Appearing with two other conservative pundits on an online panel, Republican Matt Crane, the executive director of the Colorado County Clerks Association, defended Colorado’s election system and celebrated the state’s role as a leader in adopting safe and convenient voting systems and as an adviser to other states in adopting reforms that broaden ballot access for voters.
Scott Gessler, a candidate to lead the Colorado Republican Party, recently bragged about how media savvy he is, claiming credit for getting Colorado Public Radio to run a story critical of a top Colorado Democrat.
During a GOP chair forum hosted by an election-fraud conspiracy group, former Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler bragged about being responsible for a negative news report about the current Secretary of State Jena Griswold.
Good news for the conspiracist wing of the Colorado Republican party: both candidates currently vying to replace Congressman Ken Buck as state GOP chair believe Denver-based Dominion Voting may have been responsible for election fraud, both in Colorado and across the nation.
Speaking on a conservative podcast last week, a former Republican congressional candidate said former Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler will be the next state GOP chair because “you can’t beat somebody with nobody.”
Former Colorado Special Assistant Attorney General Mike Davis was busted by national media last week for tweeting an inflammatory fake photo.