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Travel Jon Keyser breaks silence, distances campaign from forged signatures

Steve Adams, a company partner, said all employees receive multiple warnings that forging signatures is illegal, and the petitions collected undergo four checks."The fact that this young lady slipped through the cracks and decided on her own to go out and make a decision to actually forge signatures is actually appalling to us," Adams said in an interview Monday. Michael Bennet in November.John Frank: 303-954-2409, [email protected] or @ByJohnFrankStaff writer Mark K.
The Denver Post
17/05
65 Points
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Former Denver City Council candidate sentenced after forging signatures

The Denver Elections Division caught the fake signatures when trying to verify the petitions to get Houck's name on the election ballot.According to the Denver district attorney's office, Houck has been sentenced to a two-year deferred judgment sentence with supervised probation, and was ordered to complete 50 hours of community service.Yesenia Robles: 303-954-1372, [email protected] or @yeseniarobles.
The Denver Post
04/05
13 Points
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Blaha and Frazier file appeals to earn spot on U.S. Senate ballot

Keyser appealed and argued that state officials unfairly threw out dozens of signatures. State election rules require that Senate candidates looking to make the ballot through the signature or "petition" process must gather 1,500 or more signatures from each of Colorado's seven congressional districts . Colorado's secretary of state originally declared that Keyser had fallen short in one congressional district.
The Denver Post
03/05
16 Points
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Jon Keyser wins legal challenge, will appear on U.S. Senate ballot

Senate campaign appeared dead, Jon Keyser won a legal challenge Friday to return to the race and appear on the Republican primary ballot.District Court Judge Elizabeth Starrs issued a ruling that found Keyser's campaign "substantially complied" with the law when he submitted signatures to qualify for the race.The decision is just the latest twist in the roller-coaster contest for the Republican Party's nomination to challenge Democrat Michael Bennet.Two more candidates .
The Denver Post
29/04
19 Points
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Two more GOP Senate candidates in Colorado fail to make ballot

His count was short by 52 valid signatures in Congressional District 1, six signatures in Congressional District 2, 44 signatures in Congressional District 6 and . Blaha submitted 17,844 signatures but only 10,507 were deemed valid, according to the state. Keyser saw 433 of his signatures rejected because the names appeared on Graham's petitions . While 11,108 of the 18,581 signatures he collected were deemed valid, he failed to make the cut-off in four congressional districts.
The Denver Post
29/04
11 Points
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Three times a charm? Sheridan nixes anti red-light camera effort again

missing the required 452 threshold by four signatures.She cited illegibility, discrepancies in the spellings of voter names and a failure by several voters to list Sheridan as their city of residence as reasons to strike the names down.Earlier this month, Sagee had invalidated the petition because it was short by seven signatures.
The Denver Post
29/04
4 Points
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Jon Keyser files legal challenge to appear on GOP U.S. Senate ballot

meaning the secretary of state's office was unable to confirm his registration."These signatures are signatures of real voters, real people who want to put Jon Keyser on the ballot," Keyser attorney Chris Murray told the judge. He added, "If the signatures gathered by Mr. Gonzalez are not counted, these voters' voices will be taken away on a technicality."Gonzalez testified that he moved to his new address in Colorado Springs the day he accepted the job.
The Denver Post
27/04
20 Points
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Jon Keyser files legal challenge to appear on GOP U.S. Senate ballot

meaning the Secretary of State's office was unable to confirm his registration."These signatures are signatures of real voters, real people who want to put Jon Keyser on the ballot," Keyser attorney Chris Murray told the judge. He added, "If the signatures gathered by Mr. Gonzalez are not counted, these voters voices will be taken away on a technicality."Gonzalez testified that he moved to his new address in Colorado Springs the day he accepted the job.
The Denver Post
27/04
16 Points
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Jon Keyser falls short in effort to make Colorado Senate primary ballot

Keyser paid $140,250 on petition signatures to political consulting firm Clear Creek Strategies through the end of March . The 16,067 signatures he submitted overall allowed him to clear the threshold in the six other districts. In 2012, Republican Eric Weissmann won a challenge to appear on the ballot after state officials ruled 614 of his signatures were invalid. Senate candidate Jon Keyser failed to collect enough signatures to earn a place on the June 28 primary ballot .
The Denver Post
26/04
22 Points
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Jon Keyser falls short in effort to make Colorado Senate primary ballot

Keyser paid $140,250 on petition signatures to political consulting firm Clear Creek Strategies through the end of March . The 16,067 signatures he submitted overall allowed him to clear the threshold in the six other districts. He argued that clerical errors resulted in too many signatures being tossed and a judge agreed. Keyser fell short by 86 signatures in Colorado's 3rd Congressional District, according to Colorado's Secretary of State, which reviewed his petition.
The Denver Post
26/04
11 Points

Candidates fail to file enough valid signatures to make primary ballot

Rothmier turned in 417 more signatures than the 1,000 required to make the ballot, but 859 of those were rejected. McIntosh was required to submit 1,000 signatures from registered Democrats in the district, but he came up short.Earlier this month, Williams announced that another candidate for that house district, Michele Fry, also failed to submit enough valid signatures.While McIntosh turned in 168 more signatures than the 1,000 required to make the ballot, 204 of those were rejected.
The Denver Post
25/04
16 Points
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Jack Graham makes primary ballot; pressure builds for rivals

Campaigns often spend in the neighborhood of $200,000 to get the signatures and, even then, many are ruled invalid by the Colorado Secretary of State Case in point: Graham submitted 22,786 signatures but nearly 10,000 of those didn't count. Under state election rules, signatures certified for one campaign can't be used by another one . "We fully recognized that we needed to go above and beyond," said Frazier, who added that his campaign submitted more than 18,000 signatures.
The Denver Post
21/04
10 Points
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