State verifies signatures for recall; Morse files protest

Catherine Kleinsmith grips the arm of her chair while her legal representative, Mark Grueskin, questions a state employee about recall petitions in Colorado Thursday morning. Kleinsmith, a constituent of Sen. John Morse's in Senate District 11, protested a recall petition of the Democratic senator on June 19, which was heard in the Colorado Secretary of State's building Thursday. Photo by Alison Noon, The Gazette
Catherine Kleinsmith grips the arm of her chair while her legal representative, Mark Grueskin, questions a state employee about recall petitions in Colorado Thursday morning. Kleinsmith, a constituent of Sen. John Morse's in Senate District 11, protested a recall petition of the Democratic senator on June 19, which was heard in the Colorado Secretary of State's building Thursday. Photo by Alison Noon, The Gazette