Colorado Supreme Court clarifies rules for Sept. 10 recall elections

The Gazette - Updated: August 28, 2013 at 5:24 am • Published: August 27, 2013 | 2:45 pm 0

The recall elections targeting two state senators in Colorado Springs and Pueblo will go forward, but voters will not be required to vote on the recalls to take part in the election of any subsequent candidates should the recalls be successful, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

In a brief release, Secretary of State Scott Gessler's office said:

The Colorado Supreme Court today ruled the requirement that voters must cast a vote on the recall question in order to have their vote counted for a successor candidate conflicts with the U.S. Constitution. Secretary of State Scott Gessler released the following statement:

"We thank the Justices for moving quickly and appreciate the clarity they have provided so that these elections can go forward. We continue our commitment to making these elections work while preserving the integrity that Coloradans expect."

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