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Webb alleges GOP insensitivity in reapportionment

Author: Peter Marcus - July 29, 2011 - Updated: July 29, 2011

Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb, vice-chairman of the commission to redraw Colorado’s legislative districts, accused Republicans on Monday of attempting to create a “supermajority” by including non-voting minority jail populations in drawing communities of interest. Webb directed his comments at fellow Reapportionment Commission member Mario Nicolais, Republican, who has proposed controversial House district maps for […]

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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.