David Zalubowski/APA group opposed to bringing the Winter Olympics to Denver in 2030 has filed the paperwork to give the city's voters a say. The Denver Post reports a City Council attorney is reviewing the potential ballot measure.
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An exploratory committee has promised that if Denver gets the Olympics, it would be privately funded. But Tony Pigford, with the opposition group NOlympics, and a candidate for Denver City Council told Colorado Matters his group doesn't trust that.
Colorado voters rejected plans to host the Winter Games in 1976. A decision on whether Denver bids for the games this time could come in about a month. Opponents would need nearly 5,000 signatures to get their measure on the ballot.