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Attempts to get initiatives on ballot go by the wind

Author: Peter Marcus - August 10, 2012 - Updated: August 10, 2012

Lack of paid petition gatherers hindered initiative efforts Sponsors of at least five ballot proposals watched their titles expire on Monday, as they were unable to collect the necessary 86,105 signatures needed to qualify for the November ballot. The initiatives included an effort to provide undocumented immigrants with a driver’s license, two efforts to protect […]

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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.