Pro-Morse Campaign Cashes Checks from Contributors in a Whole Lot of States

June 5, 2013
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The Morse campaign reported its share of large donors, the largest of which was a $35,000 contribution from the Sixteen Thirty Fund in Washington, D.C.

The Morse campaign reported its share of large, out-of-state donors

DENVER–A Whole Lot of People for John Morse raised a whole lot of money from people in a whole lot of states, according to campaign-finance forms filed Tuesday.

The Morse campaign has collected about $123,000 in contributions since March, about $50,000 more than the $71,000 donated during the same period to the El Paso Freedom Defense Committee, which is running the recall campaign.

Despite the funding gap, the El Paso Freedom Defense Committee submitted Monday in excess of 16,000 signatures, more than twice as many as the 7,178 signatures needed to force a recall election.

The recall group was funded primarily by a $56,798 contribution from I Am Created Equal, a Colorado Springs conservative women’s group that paid for professional petition circulators. The group has come under fire from Morse backers for its large donation.

The Morse campaign reported its share of large donors, the largest of which was a $35,000 contribution from the Sixteen Thirty Fund in Washington, D.C., which lists its mission as “providing education on and conducting advocacy regarding progressive policies.”

Morse also received a $25,000 donations from Citizens for Integrity, which lists its address as a P.O. box in Denver, and a $15,000 donation from Mainstream Colorado of Denver.

What was most striking about the Morse group’s filing was the number of states represented. Contributions to A Whole Lot of People for John Morse came from 41 states and the District of Columbia.

After Colorado, other states that were heavily represented were California and New York. Both sides have squabbled over the influence of out-of-state donors.

 

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2 Responses to Pro-Morse Campaign Cashes Checks from Contributors in a Whole Lot of States

  1. Bob Terry
    June 5, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    Progressive policies … Washington DC who could have thought. It’s another agenda Progresive liberal push…They know better than we do. Figure this Why in Liberal run states…and Cities Chicago..Detroit San Bernadino, Washington DC they can’t operate But it’s paradise there
    California Illinois New York State Washington DC…The hands are always out…and we need more taxes…No Guns…we’ll put our eyes out…we’ll be safe, NO we won’t BUT the agenda overall, like with Mr Morse is to enact laws that have no merit are unconstitutional, and he recieves this.. Yes Republicans do the same thing..But the kicker is Those of us who believe in the Constitution…doing right…we don’t matter because Liberals are for the over all good…No they aren’t they want money control and shame on all us ingnoramus’ who dare disagree with the policies they will demand upon us. If progressive liberalism is so great where are the jobs…why can’t our kids read…and now it’s coming here..We can roll over and become midwest California or we CAN tell Democrats and Republican We want “OUR RIGHTFUL” representation not your stinking agendas
    The People of The United States by the Constitution have the right to Keep and Bear Arms..I am not a gun owner..but I see rights and liberty being eroded, by those that “want” a better world… Why do people come here Freedom.. If another countries way is better..Move there why you don’t because they’ll not put up with your garbage like we do here..OH guess what another right of the Consititution… My bad… Wake up These people need to go or they’ll smother you with nannyism like a weed infested lawn My two cents

  2. concerned
    June 6, 2013 at 8:07 am

    Morse’s own caucus leadership is pushing him to step down so that they can have the far more liberal Mike Merrifield in the seat. Et. tu. Morgan Carroll

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