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Boulder City Council votes down digital signature proposal
Updated: Jul 2, 2020
Secretary of State Jena Griswold said her office advises against in-person petitioning during the stay-home orders, in place to stop the spread of COVID-19.
By Marshall Zelinger. Photo credit: 9News Denver. Originally published by 9News Denver on April 23, 2020.
"If someone came up to you and asked if you'd like to sign a petition to put something on the ballot, would you give them the time of day during a pandemic?
What if they wore a mask and gloves? Would it matter?
Boulder City Council voted down an effort to allow three groups to collect signatures digitally, instead of the traditional pen and paper requirement."