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Threat of gag order could silence talk about ballot secrecy case

Author: Peter Marcus - July 13, 2012 - Updated: July 13, 2012

A federal judge considering a ballot secrecy case put forth by the Aspen-based Citizen Center said on July 2 that he is considering a gag order, and then issued another warning to all litigants against trying the case in the press. Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe, who is hearing the case in U.S. District Court, […]

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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.