Former legislator seeks senate seat lost in recall - Colorado Politics

Former legislator seeks senate seat lost in recall

Author: Peter Marcus - July 11, 2014 - Updated: July 11, 2014

…But incumbent Herpin is mounting strong defense Following a bitter recall election in which former Senate President John Morse of Colorado Springs was ousted from office over his support for gun control, Democrats are eager to take back the Senate District 11 seat. They have chosen former Rep. Mike Merrifield of Manitou Springs to lead […]

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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.