Democratic bill would force Trump to release tax returns to appear on Colorado’s 2020 ballot

Author: Ernest Luning - April 9, 2017 - Updated: April 9, 2017

Presidential candidates — including President Donald Trump — would have to release their tax returns if they want a spot on Colorado’s ballot and a shot at winning the state’s nine electoral votes under legislation introduced Friday by Democratic lawmakers.

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. For nearly a decade, he was a senior political reporter and occasional editor at The Colorado Statesman before the 119-year-old publication merged with Colorado Politics in 2017.