Organizers of a ballot proposal to change how seats are apportioned in the Colorado House are reviving their effort to gather signatures after supporters urged them to continue.
The organizers had dropped their campaign earlier this week, saying they didn't think they could get enough signatures by Aug. 1 to make the ballot. But The Greeley Tribune reported Friday that organizers say they will continue after hearing from volunteers.
They will need 86,105 signatures to make the November ballot. They're proposing allocating one House seat for each of the state's 65 counties, instead of having the current 65 seats apportioned by population.
The idea grew out of frustration that rural, sparsely populated areas of Colorado don't have many state representatives.
Even if the plan succeeds, it is sure to run into constitutional challenges.
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