Kirkmeyer and Laffey petitions deemed sufficient for GOP 4th CD primary ballot
April 21, 2014
Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler announced Friday that Weld County Commissioner Barbara Kirkmeyer's and Fort Collins rancher Steve Laffey's petitions to appear on the Republican primary ballot for the 4th Congressional District were found sufficient as required by statute.
Kirkmeyer and Laffey will be running against state Sen. Scott Renfroe, R-Greeley, and Weld District Attorney Ken Buck in the GOP primary election June 24.
According to a news release from the secretary of state's office, Kirkmeyer submitted 1,600 signatures and Laffey submitted 1,990 signatures to the secretary of state in Denver on March 31.
The secretary of state's office undertook a line-by-line review of each petition. Kirkmeyer and Laffey were required to gather 1,000 valid signatures.
» Petition verification summary for Kirkmeyer:
» Number of qualified signatures submitted (1,600)
» Number of entries rejected (invalid, 336)
» Number of entries accepted (valid, 1,264)
» Number of valid signatures required (1,000)
Petition verification summary for Laffey:
» Number of qualified signatures submitted (1,990)
» Number of entries rejected (invalid, 913)
» Number of entries accepted (valid, 1,077)
» Number of valid signatures required 1,000