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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO


Civil Action No. 14-cv-2266-RBJ
CITIZENS UNITED, a Virginia Non-Stock Corporation,
Plaintiff,
v.
SCOTT GESSLER, in his official capacity as Secretary of State of the State of Colorado; and
SUZANNE STAIERT, in her official capacity as Deputy Secretary of State of the State of
Colorado,
Defendants,
and
COLORADO DEMOCRATIC PARTY, GAROLD A. FORNANDER, LUCA GUZMN, and
DICKEY LEE HULLINGHORST,
Intervenor-Defendants.

NOTICE OF APPEAL

Notice is hereby given that plaintiff Citizens United hereby appeals to the United States
Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit from the Order entered in this action on September 22,
2014. See Dkt. 26. Specifically, Citizens United appeals the denial of its motion for a
preliminary injunction prohibiting enforcement of Colorados reporting and disclosure
requirements for electioneering communications and independent expenditures, as contained in
Sections 2, 5, and 6 of Article XXVIII of the Colorado Constitution, and Sections 1-45-103, 1-
45-107.5, and 1-45-108 of the Colorado Revised Statutes, pending resolution of the merits of
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Citizens Uniteds claims. This Courts Order is immediately appealable as a matter of right
pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1292(a)(1).
Dated: September 23, 2014
Respectfully submitted,
s/ Theodore B. Olson
THEODORE B. OLSON
TOlson@gibsondunn.com
MATTHEW D. MCGILL
MMcGill@gibsondunn.com
AMIR C. TAYRANI
ATayrani@gibsondunn.com
LUCAS C. TOWNSEND
LTownsend@gibsondunn.com
GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP
1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
Telephone: (202) 955-8500
Fax: (202) 467-0539

MICHAEL BOOS
MichaelBoos@citizensunited.org
CITIZENS UNITED
1006 Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20003
Telephone: (202) 547-5420
Fax: (202) 547-5421
Attorneys for Plaintiff Citizens United

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CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

I hereby certify that on September 23, 2014, I caused the foregoing document to be filed
with the Clerk of Court using the CM/ECF system which will send notification of such filing to
the following recipients:

Kathryn Starnella
LeeAnn Morrill
Matthew David Grove
Colorado Attorney Generals Office
Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center
1300 Broadway, 6th Floor
Denver, Colorado 80203
kathryn.starnella@state.co.us
leeann.morrill@state.co.us
matt.grove@state.co.us

Attorneys for Defendants


Martha Moore Tierney
Edward T. Ramey
Heizer Paul, LLP
2401 15th Street, Suite 300
Denver, Colorado 80202
mtierney@hpfirm.com

Attorneys for Intervenor-Defendants
s/ Theodore B. Olson
THEODORE B. OLSON
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