Colorado Extra Terrestrial Affairs Initiative Closer To Appearing On Ballot

10/23/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Gene Davis The Denver Daily News

After several false starts and failed attempts, Jeff Peckman turned in over 7,000 signatures on Friday to move one step closer towards getting his Extraterrestrial Affairs Commission initiative on a ballot.

The Clerks and Recorder's Office must find two-thirds of the signatures to be valid for the initiative -- which would create a seven-person panel to collect data and research that could prepare Denverites for potential alien encounters -- to go to the voters. If Peckman is short of any valid signatures, his group will have another 25 days to make up the difference.

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