July 15, 2019 •
Colorado Secretary of State Approves Petition for Recall of Gov. Jared Polis, Sen. Pete Lee
The Elections Division of the Secretary of State’s Office approved petitions to collect signatures for the recall of Gov. Jared Polis and Sen. Pete Lee of Senate District 11.
More than 600,000 signatures are needed by September 6 to force a recall election for Polis.
According to the recall statement of grounds, the petition for recall is sought against Polis for his support of legislation involving oil and gas regulation and sexual education dissemination, among others.
More than 11,000 signatures are needed by September 10 to force a recall election for Lee.
According to the recall statement of grounds, the petition for recall is sought against Lee in part for sponsoring legislation to create a paid family and medical leave program to be funded by a mandatory tax on businesses and employees.
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