Gov. Hickenlooper picks 3 for panel drawing new districts |

Gov. Hickenlooper picks 3 for panel drawing new districts

DENVER (AP) – Gov. John Hickenlooper announced his choices to serve on a committee tasked with drawing new legislative districts for Colorado.

The Democratic governor selected former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb, Gayle A. Berry, a former Republican lawmaker from Grand Junction, and Arnold Salazar, a Democrat from Alamosa. Hickenlooper announced his choices Monday.

The other choices for the 11-member panel are selected by the Colorado Senate president, speaker of the House and the state’s chief justice. The committee will decide how draw the districts that make up the 100-seat Legislature, something that happens every 10 years after the census count.

A separate group was working to redraw Colorado’s congressional boundaries.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grand County make the Sky-Hi News' work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User