February 2, 2023

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Denver City Council Was to Vote on Signature-Gathering Change

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Denver City Council was slated to vote today, August 15, on a bill that calls for amending the Denver City Charter to require that a specific percentage of the signatures required to get a citizens’ initiative on the ballot be collected from each of the eleven council districts. But at the last second, it was pulled from the agenda.

If it had passed, the initiative would have landed on the November 8 Denver ballot. While citizens’ initiatives for that election had to be approved earlier this month, Denver City Council can still put measures on the ballot this month.

But this controversial proposal won’t make the November ballot. It will now come before council on November 14 at the earliest.

Currently, campaigns pushing ballot initiatives must collect signatures from at least 2 percent…

Catie Cheshire

2022-08-15 13:48:00

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