Republican AG Cynthia Coffman declines to prosecute ‘faithless elector’

Author: Peter Marcus - August 22, 2017 - Updated: August 22, 2017

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman. (AP Photo) Republican Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman on Monday announced that she would not prosecute a Colorado elector who defected in last year’s presidential vote. Coffman’s decision came as a blow to Republican Secretary of State Wayne Williams, who expressed disappointment following the decision. Elector Micheal Baca of Denver, […]

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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.