Skip to comments.Judge won’t block recall efforts against Colo. state senators who supported gun restrictions
Posted on 07/18/2013 12:37:07 PM PDT by Red Steel
DENVER A Denver judge refused to stop recall elections for two Colorado Democratic senators who supported gun restrictions, even though the lawmakers are challenging the validity of the petitions.
Denver District Court Robert Hyatt made the decision Thursday afternoon.
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Ping - good news.
Booyah, sic semper tyrannis
Chickenpooper is a Dem, and therefore he can ignore the law, like Obama.
Judge rules that recall elections for Colorado Senators Morse and Giron must go on.
The decision is expected to be appealed to the state Supreme Court.
Hick is still stonewalling.
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Thank you so much for the ping lp!
The ruling judge Hyatt was appointed by a Dem so it must butt hurt the Dems even more. No doubt the DUmbs are going to push this to the State Supreme Court where I believe they have even a lesser chance to win there. :-)
From the Gazette:
“Judge greenlights recall elections for Morse, Giron
By Megan Schrader Published: July 18, 2013 | 2:05 pm
‘Judge Robert Hyatt ordered Gov. John Hickenlooper to set a date for the recall elections of two Democratic senators sometime within the next three months.
“The liberal construction required of recall statutes weighs against rejecting recall petitions on hyper-technical grounds,” Hyatt, chief judge of Denver District Court, said as he ruled from his bench following a day of testimony and evidence.”
Senators John Morse, D-Colorado Springs and Angela Giron, D-Pueblo, would be the first state legislators politicians to appear on a recall election ballot.
But the election will likely have to wait until challenges to the legitimacy of the petitions makes their way through the legal process.
Hyatt’s ruling will likely be appealed and could eventually go all the way to the Colorado Supreme Court - delaying the election for weeks or even months.
Attorney Mark Grueskin said he and his clients will consider the outcome and decide whether the Supreme Court should hear and rule on this case.
Hickenlooper could set the election date anytime between Aug. 17 and Sept. 30 under the new timeline, El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Wayne Williams said.
Williams said he had requested Sept. 10 and the governor is considering it.
Hyatt was asked to determine whether the petitions circulated to thousands of voters in the districts for Senators John Morse, D-Colorado Springs and Angela Giron, D-Pueblo, met constitutional requirements to force a recall election.
Hyatt said the petitions were indeed sufficient, in part because it’s a constitutional right to recall elected officials and interpretation of requirements should lean in favor of the citizens. “
I can’t believe that Dems are talking about him as a runnign mate for Hillary..
"Hyatt said the petitions were indeed sufficient, in part because its a constitutional right to recall elected officials and interpretation of requirements should lean in favor of the citizens. "
Hyatts ruling will likely be appealed and could eventually go all the way to the Colorado Supreme Court - delaying the election for weeks or even months.
Speaking strictly as a Coloradan: representatives of the Democratic [sic] party have a great deal of experience at stalling. It's not going to do them a speck of good.
Whoop whoop whoop!
One DU twit said Hickenlooper will wait some more for the CO Supreme Court, and that date on Sept 10th is the date that he will set the election dates on. LoL.
So Hickyloopy, according to this and that DUmmie, needs to set a calender date to set the real election dates!?
The Dems are such dishonest clowns.
From the Pueblo Chieftain,
“Citing previous court decisions, he said that a replacement election is inferred in the word recall. [which I said a couple of time here :-0) ]
Hyatt also said the meter begins running now in terms of the recall calendar, meaning Gov. John Hickenlooper must set election dates.
Hyatts ruling took 40 minutes to read. He acknowledged that his decision may be appealed.
Victor Head, one of the recall organizers, said he didnt see how Hyatt could have ruled otherwise.
I know the other side may appeal this to the (Colorado) Supreme Court, but hopefully well be done soon with lawyers and can get on with the election, he said.” “
The ruling judge Hyatt was appointed by a Dem so it must butt hurt the Dems even more. No doubt the DUmbs are going to push this to the State Supreme Court where I believe they have even a lesser chance to win there.
Good points, Red Steel. And “butt hurts” is funny, too. LOL
Well, well. Thanks for the link. BTT
Eli Stokols from KDRV Denver tweeted -
“Hick signs exec order: recall elections will take place on Sept. 10 for both @SenJohnMorse and @SenGiron. #COpolitics #COleg 2:33 PM - 18 Jul 2013”
Payback’s a bitch, Morse, so bend over and smile!
It was time that the non-leftist people of Colorado got down to action.
Now, make him pay!
I guess the Left didn’t shop for the right judge this time. I’ll bet they keep on trying, though.
"2013 recallMembers of the El Paso Freedom Defense Committee started a recall effort in response to some Colorado citizens' concerns that Morse did not represent his constituents well by admitting on The Rachel Maddow Show to willfully ignoring their emails and, in their opinion, violating the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution."
"After working briefly as a Certified Public Accountant, Morse began to pursue a career in public affairs, earning first an MBA from Regis University in 1984, then a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in 1996 and a Ph.D. in public affairs from the University of Colorado at Denver in 2001.
While pursuing advanced degrees, Morse worked for the Colorado Springs Police Department, advancing to the rank of Sergeant. After nine years in Colorado Springs, Morse joined the police staff in Fountain, Colorado, just south of Colorado Springs. In October 2002, he became acting police chief and was appointed as the permanent police chief in February 2003. He held the chief of police position until November 2003, just nine months later. In 2004, Morse became the President and CEO of Silver Key Senior Services, a Colorado Springs-based non-profit.
Judging from the sentement of his "constituents", I'd guess this ladder-climbing L.I.F.E.R. R.E.M.F. pudgey-jowelled, ivory-tower Bolschevik P.O.S. has left more than his share of knife wounds in the backs of those he's climbed over throughout his administrative "career".
>>Chickenpooper will not be influenced by law or will of the people.
Nah, he’s too busy installing a Halliburton tap down at his “brewery” for the further stupefication of his McStituents.
By the time his merry band of Useful Idiots are done recreating ‘68, and pissing on the landscape, a bottle of water will be liquid Gold.