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Reapportionment Commission’s maps make both parties apoplectic

Author: Peter Marcus - July 22, 2011 - Updated: July 22, 2011

Democrats walked away from a Reapportionment Commission meeting at the Capitol on Monday outraged over a proposal that would give more power to Republicans and drastically alter the legislative landscape of Aurora and Arapahoe County. Republicans, meanwhile, expressed frustrations over a proposed Senate map that they believe favors Democrats in the traditionally Democratic Denver area. […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.