Hudak resigned last month. The resignation came just days before gun control opponents planned to turn in signatures seeking to make her the third Colorado Democrat to face recall after the adoption of a slate of gun control measures.
Democrats have just a one seat majority in the Senate, and a Hudak recall election would have risked losing the chamber to Republicans. Hudak's successor will serve on an interim basis until November of 2014, when another election will be held for the district in Denver's western suburbs.
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