Steve Lebsock plans to petition onto Democratic primary ballot in state treasurer race
Author: Ernest Luning - January 16, 2018 - Updated: January 16, 2018
Amid pressure from his fellow Democratic lawmakers to resign his seat following complaints of sexual misconduct, a defiant state Rep. Steve Lebsock said Tuesday he plans to petition his way on the primary ballot for Colorado's state treasurer.
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. Since 2009, he has been the senior political reporter and occasional editor for The Colorado Statesman.