Mesa County Commissioners want state out of elections

Published: Jul. 5, 2022 at 6:15 PM MDT
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Mesa County Commissioners plan to send a letter to Colorado’s Secretary of State demanding she remove special election watchers for the November General Election.

Jenna Griswold ordered them after a grand jury indicted suspended Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters for election tampering. While not on the job, Peters is still being paid.

County commissioners wrote a letter to tell Griswold the county’s current elections supervisor handled the primary professionally and does not need additional supervision.

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