DENVER (KDVR) — Election main politics are getting extra heated. A U.S. Senate flyer seems to interrupt federal election legislation.
The flyer options Senate candidates Ron Hanks and Joe O’Dea. The flyer doesn’t say who paid for the advert, which is in opposition to the legislation.
It additionally says “Colorado Republican Social gathering” endorses Hanks. Formally, the occasion is named the “Colorado GOP” and has a strict coverage of not endorsing any candidate and has not endorsed Hanks.
His opponent, O’Dea, is suing to cease the flyers, saying they may sway the end result of the Senate main.
“These repeated marketing campaign violations by unknown, dark-money actors have the specific goal of meddling in Colorado’s Republican main to intentionally misinform voters days earlier than Election Day,” his marketing campaign stated in a news release. “Pressing motion is critical to forestall these unknown actors from sending extra false mailers that don’t comprise disclosures required by legislation and don’t determine who’s chargeable for their contents.”
The Colorado GOP known as the mailers “legal and false.”
“Let me be clear: the Colorado GOP has not and doesn’t endorse in main races. These verifiably false and malicious mailers are legal and we might be taking motion,” Colorado GOP Chairwoman Kristi Burton Brown said in a statement.
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