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Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler (R), who has made his name as one of the nation’s most notorious vote suppressors and has been fined by the state’s ethics board for misuse of taxpayer dollars, will seek his party’s nomination to challenge Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) next November.
The wave of voter suppression laws, attacks on abortion and other hard right legislation being pushed through the North Carolina legislature has taken a considerable toll on the nation's perception of that state.