Ann Schmitt says in the complaint that candidate committee's are supposed to refrain from spending money or advocating in issue campaigns.This separation for recall between issue campaigns and electoral campaigns brings to mind this article by Professor Beth Garrett on how recalls are hybrid elections.
The recall portion of the ballot is an issue campaign - with committees advocating for voters to vote 'yes' or 'no' to kick Morse out of office.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Colorado: Campaign Finance complaint filed against Morse opponent points to the hybrid nature of recalls
Interesting take here -- Bernie Herpin is running in the replacement race. He has a door hanger promoting the recall of Morse. But: