BREAKING! Two Colorado lawmakers get the boot in recall election!
DENVER – Two Colorado state lawmakers who backed gun-control measures in the aftermath of the mass shootings in Aurora and Connecticut last year have been ousted in recall elections.
With El Paso County completely tallied, 50.96 percent of voters cast ballots to remove state Sen. John Morse, a Democrat, from office and 49.04 percent cast ballots to keep him, according to the Colorado Secretary of State.
Pueblo voters in Democratic Sen. Angela Giron’s district approved her recall, with results coming in late Tuesday. Earlier returns showed voters favored keeping Giron in office but later results showed 56.01 percent of voters favored a recall for Giron while 43.99 percent did not, according to the Colorado Secretary of State.