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1-11-204. Contests for presidential elector

Overview of Statute

The Colorado Supreme Court has original jurisdiction for the adjudication of contests concerning presidential electors, which includes the ability to prescribe rules for practice and proceedings in the contest. Justices who are contestors in the election contest cannot hear or determine the matter.

Statute

The supreme court has original jurisdiction for the adjudication of contests concerning presidential electors and shall prescribe rules for practice and proceedings for such contests. No justice of the court who is a contestor in the election contest shall be permitted to hear and determine the matter.

 

Source: L. 92: Entire article R&RE, p. 786, § 14, effective January 1, 1993.

Editor’s note: This section is similar to former § 1-11-202 as it existed prior to 1992.

Cross references: For contested elections, see C.R.C.P. 100.

Definition [Election]

Any election under the “Uniform Election Code of 1992” or the “Colorado Municipal Election Code of 1965”, article 10 of title 31, C.R.S. C.R.S. § 1-7.5-103.