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As a coordinator for the final ground game in the effort to recall state Senate President John Morse, the leader of the gun-control effort, I organized a rally a week before the recall election for Colorado sheriffs who opposed the gun control laws.
Saturday came and went, marking the day a year ago that 20 students and six adults were gunned down at Sandy Hook. For Jane Dougherty of Littleton, this week marks an anniversary of a different kind – a year since she got her politics.
State Senator Evie Hudak, a Democrat from a suburban swing district north of Denver, resigned from office Wednesday just days ahead of the deadline on which activists were planning to hand in signatures in support of a special election to recall her from office.