The following to Colorado Senators and the Secretary of State are comments in [brackets] by Harvie Branscomb on texts extracted from a memo signed by Secretary of State Wayne W. Williams concerning HB 15-1130.
Recommend lay over the consideration of House and Senate versions of Senator Hill’s HB15- 1130 until after Sine Die.
The three Senate amendments in current form are far from ideal. The Senate version of the bill is not much more workable than the House version. Neither contains appropriate accountability that is necessitated by the lack of SOS rules for Title 31 elections. Both remain Continue reading Senator Hill’s HB1130: neither Senate nor House versions deserve adoption — too technical for conference committee repair
Why on earth can’t Democrats be honest here and say what is really wrong and why this bill went back to committee? It would have been adequate to blame the Rs for rushing the bill in the Senate but then acknowledge good reasons for backtracking. Instead pure establishment propaganda. Why? No wonder voters are unhappy with the parties. Both parties.
Comments added inline in [CAPS] below by Harvie Branscomb.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 6, 2015
Jessica Bralish, Communications Director
At stake: The right to vote in every election for overseas military personnel
DENVER — In a rare procedural move, the Senate Republicans re-sent a bill on military voting rights back to committee. The bill (HB 15-1130) ensures that overseas military personnel and overseas citizens can exercise their right to vote in every election.
[NO, IT DOESN’T – FAR TOO MANY CRUCIAL PROCEDURAL ELEMENTS OMITTED AND THE SECRETARY OF STATE DOES NOT WRITE RULES FOR THESE MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.]
Continue reading Dem press release on HB1130 as defective as the bill