For the second time in two days, a Denver Metro county Republican party announced that it, “wouldn’t certify” election results that have already been certified. The Adams County Republican Party said Tuesday it will not certify the county election results, despite the fact that its own representative to the canvass board has already signed off on certification.
Secretary of State
If you’ve been following the Colorado Times Recorder, you know that we’ve been explaining the Colorado Secretary of State’s new rules for enforcing campaign finance laws, which allow everyday citizens to lodge official complaints with the Secretary of State.
After a brief hearing Tuesday, a Denver district court judge placed a Republican state house candidate on Colorado’s November ballot. The judge ordered Secretary of State Wayne Williams to add the Alamosa Republican to the ballot after the candidate and party officials missed a series of deadlines for filing information required of all state office seekers. The ruling is being appealed to the Colorado Supreme Court.
How YOU Can Enforce Colorado’s New Campaign Finance Rules: Secretary of State Says It’s Not His Job to Decide if Republican Candidate for Governor Broke Colorado Law
To show how the Colorado Secretary of State’s (SOS) new campaign finance rules work, I filed a real-life complaint last month alleging that Republican candidate for governor Walker Stapleton broke Colorado law by not disclosing his wife’s $30,000 salary.