An estimated 5,000 gathered in Denver's Civic Center Park as Michael Hancock, Wellington Webb and others offered endorsements.
“I urge Congressman Polis to join me in calling for Rep. Melton’s resignation and to condemn violence against women in any circumstance,” Stapleton said.
Ultimately it is Rep. Melton’s decision whether to step down,” said a statement from Democratic leadership.
A national 21-member committee, including Webb, hopes to avoid the mistakes of the 2016 election.
After Hillary Clinton's upset loss to Donald Trump, Democrats' unity reform committee will reexamine the party's nominating process.
- The former Denver mayor, a Clinton supporter, has been appointed to the DNC Unity Reform Commission.Read more
After each of his three mayoral campaign wins, Wellington Webb and his supporters would hold up roadside signs thanking voters.