Morse's election was close, with 50.9 percent voting for his recall. The gap was larger in Giron's election, with 56 percent voting to oust her. (Post map)
At issue were three gun laws that Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law in March. "One bill limits ammunition magazines to 15 rounds, another requires universal background checks, and the third charges gun customers for the cost of the checks," Bartels and Lee noted in March.
Gun-rights advocates tried to recall two other Democrats who voted for the bills, Rep. Mike McLachlin of Durango and Sen. Evie Hudak of Westminster, but failed to get enough signatures to force elections. (Read more)