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Topic - Colorado Senate
The Colorado Senate is the upper house of the Colorado General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Colorado. It is composed of 35 members elected from single-member districts, with each district having a population of about 123,000 as of the 2000 census. Senators are elected to 4-year terms, and are limited to 2 consecutive terms in office. - Source: Wikipedia
Tuesday's Colorado recall elections, pitting energized gun owners against well-funded Democrats, careened toward the finish line with weekend get-out-the-vote drives as analysts attempted to predict which way voters are leaning.
A recall campaign submitted stacks of petitions Monday to oust Colorado Senate President John Morse in what could become a national referendum on gun rights.
Two senators say the campaign finance system is so broken that a constitutional amendment is needed to rein in runaway spending in elections.