A plea for petition signatures
Dear Editor:The Front Range dominates the Colorado statewide petition signature process with the Western Slope, alpine regions and rural areas usually ignored and prevented from contributing to this people political action dynamic.Easter weekend I gathered petition signatures in Aspen and the rarity of Roaring Fork Valley signature on attempted statewide measures was increased in a moment of Colorado history.If there are enough genuine responsive letters of support in the local newspapers for me to return to gather Roaring Fork Valley and “I-70 corridor” signatures to get two interesting petitions on the November 2006 statewide ballot, I shall appear so your important voices can be transformed into petition signatures.The two statewide petitions deal with (1) legalizing possesion of an ounce or less of marijuana for those 21 years and older and (2) term limits for state supreme court judges and appeals court judges.The number and sincerity of your published letters in your local newspapers will signal me to appear for your benefit if you so publicly will it.The electorate’s cooperation and assistance in letting me help it make its “valuable mark” on Colorado political history would be greatly appreciated.To the “chosen few” from Pitkin County and Garfield County who over the past few months accidently met me in Denver and signed the petitions I had on hand, your efforts were greatly appreciated. It was nice interacting with you. You know who you are because you’re special.Emzy Veazy III, Esq.Burbank, Calif. and Aspen
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