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Personhood proposal disqualified from ballot

Author: Peter Marcus - September 4, 2012 - Updated: September 4, 2012

Proponents plan to appeal ruling A ballot proposal that would have banned abortion in Colorado by offering constitutional rights to the unborn was deemed insufficient on Wednesday by the secretary of state’s office, thereby likely disqualifying the initiative for the November ballot. Proponents of the so-called “personhood” initiative submitted 106,119 signatures on Aug. 6. But […]

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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.