'It's the right thing to do': GOP leaders vote to pursue recall

Erin McIntyre — Ouray County Plaindealer Ouray County Republican Central Committee members listen with other attendees of the committee’s quarterly meeting as Ouray County Clerk and Recorder Michelle Nauer explains the recall petition process Tuesday night. The committee voted to pursue a recall petition to remove Sheriff Lance FitzGerald from office, citing concerns with his pending DUI case.
Ouray County Republican leaders voted at their quarterly meeting Tuesday night to pursue a recall election to remove Sheriff Lance FitzGerald from office, saying they feel he is unfit to continue in his position and citing his unwillingness to resign. While some said they struggled with the decision and wanted to wait for the resolution of FitzGerald’s pending drunken-driving case, stemming from…

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