UPDATE 2: Team Keyser comments, and, look, they have a sense of humor:
“It’s a shame for Senator Michael Bennet that the best days of his campaign will be remembered as the few days he falsely dreamed Jon Keyser was blocked from the ballot,” said Keyser Communications Director Matt Connelly. “Jon is a combat veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and nothing will prevent him from holding Senator Michael Bennet accountable for his cowardice on matters of national security and economic security.”
UPDATE 1: We have a copy of the judge’s order. Here is its conclusion, placing Keyser on the ballot:
“Based on the above, the Court orders the Colorado Secretary of State to accept all of the petitions submitted by Jon Keyser which were rejected on the basis that Tyler Gonzalez did not meet the statutory requirements for being a circulator. In doing so, if that increases the number of valid signatures to 1,500 or more from each of Colorado’s seven congressional districts, for a total of at least 10,500 valid signatures statewide, the Colorado Secretary of State is ordered to place Jon Keyser’s name on the 2016 Republican Party’s primary election ballot for United States Senator.”
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jon Keyser is on the ballot, a judge ruled this morning. In the ruling, the judge ordered the Secretary of State to accept the 186 ballots collected by Tyler Gonzales in the Third Congressional District.
Keyser, initially, was 86 signatures short due to a technicality that Gonzales hadn’t changed his voter registration address with the Secretary of State despite living in the appropriate district.
We will update this post as more information becomes available. Stay tuned, PeakNation™. There is no shortage of excitement today as the Secretary of State works to certify the U.S. Senate ballot.