Boulder petitions will move online as COVID stymies signature collection
Updated: Jul 3
By Shay Castle. Originally published in the Boulder Beat on April 15, 2020.
"Chalk another casualty—or at least significant impairment —up to COVID-19: Direct democracy. Resident-led petition pushes in Boulder have been all but shut down by social distancing and stay-at-home orders, and city council will likely turn to digital means to help get things back on track
There are current efforts in Boulder to pose three separate questions to voters. State and local law dictates that each group submit the requisite number of signatures by set dates; fail to do so, and the issues will not be placed on November’s ballot."