COLORADO GOP STATEMENT ON GRISWOLD’S LATEST PARTISAN MISADVENTURE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Greenwood Village, CO. — Today, Colorado GOP Chairwoman Kristi Burton Brown released the following statement regarding Secretary Griswold’s most recent partisan decision:

“At a time when we need to be building up transparency and trust in our elections, Jena Griswold is changing rules to limit bipartisan input. She has now unilaterally decided that the Bipartisan Election Action Committee will meet only if she says so. All Coloradans, regardless of their political party, need to have faith in our electoral system. By limiting bipartisan feedback on our elections, Jena Griswold has undermined that trust and contributed to increasing partisanship in Colorado.”

Additional Background: 

  • Currently, the Bipartisan Election Advisory Commission meets “no fewer than three times annually.” Secretary Griswold is changing the rule to give herself even more power – and removing the required meeting component that has been a staple.
    • The new rule would read: “THE SECRETARY OF STATE WILL SET THE TIME AND LOCATION FOR THE COMMISSION TO MEET.”