The new mayor of Denver, CO will be elected on May 3, 2011. Below are some of the candidates’ positions on the pit bull ban. Four of the candidates declined to comment on the ban, and Carol Boigon, who openly supported BSL, has dropped out of the race.
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Doug Linkhart would not reverse the city’s ban on pit bulls without more funding for animal control.
Chris Romer has little to say on pit bulls, stating that he would not change the city’s ban on the breed.
James Mejia would not immediately change anything about the city’s ban on pit bulls, but is open to a discussion.
Theresa Spahn would not support reversing the city’s ban on pit bulls, arguing that it is a different, more aggressive breed.
Michael Hancock is open to modifying the city’s ban on pit bulls, but only if someone brings him a concrete proposal to look at.
Ken Simpson, Danny Lopez, Jeff Peckman, Thomas Andrew Wolf, declined to offer their position on Denver’s pit bull ban.
For more information on the candiates’ positions, please see the April 29, 2011 article out of the Denver Daily News: