Below is the letter sent as an attachment to Colorado GOP Chairman, Kristi Burton Brown, on January 14, 2022 with the following email note:
Dear Madam Chairman,
I had planned to formally send this after receiving input from the original senders, but Ben noticed that Joe Jackson’s name had been added to the recipient list, so you already have the letter. As such, please consider this a formal continuation of our controversy submission.
Since this is such an incredibly important issue, we request an answer by Monday. Thank you very much.
January 13, 2022
The complaint we lodged last week is against you, not counselor Murray. You both are pleading innocence because you were not involved in the creation of the Article XVI in question. And yes; your explanation and that of counselor Murray's was closely read. In the limited opinion shared by you of counselor Murray, he does not reference any legal authority granted to you by the SCC.
The crux of our complaint is the question as to whether or not the state party chairman, through an edict, has the legal authority to dissolve 107 sovereign Republican organizations and to vacate the positions of 328 duly elected party officials from all of Colorado’s State House, State Senate, and US Congressional Districts. After the statutory Organizational Meetings held in the Spring of 2021, each organization filed the names of their members, their newly elected officers, and their amended bylaws with the state party secretary and the Secretary of State. Redistricting has not changed the Secretary of State’s records of those legal filings from those 107 unique and sovereign Republican district organizations.
In searching through the CRC bylaws and the description of the chairman's duties, no reference can be found granting such sweeping authority to the chairman by or from the SCC. Each sovereign Republican organization has its own set of bylaws in which the removal of officers can be found, and within those, no reference can be found that a simple edict from the state party chairman is supreme.
So once again we ask, by what legal authority do you claim to have been granted this right?
We look forward to the SEC's opinion and possibly the SCC's opinion.