March 1, 2018 •
Colorado Lawmaker Facing Expulsion Vote
The Colorado General Assembly will vote Friday on whether to expel a lawmaker; such a vote will be the first in more than a century.
Democratic state Rep. Steve Lebsock is facing multiple accusations of sexual harassment and misconduct. House Majority Leader KC Becker determined the allegations both serious and egregious in nature, demonstrating a pattern of inappropriate behavior.
Each chamber is permitted, per the state Constitution, to remove any member from office for bad behavior. Removal will require support from at least 44 of the 65 legislators in the House.
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