Essay by Martha Quillen
2002 election – November 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine
The 2002 election is still nearly a month away, but I’ve made quite a few decisions already. First, I’m going to vote against all of the Amendments: 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31.
Consider Amendment 27. Although campaign finance reform may sound like a good idea, it would take a wealthy candidate to pay for the lawyers to interpret just what this particular amendment calls for. And complex legal restrictions just make it more difficult for the little guy to compete — even though the intent is to level the playing field.