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1-12-111.7. Recall election notice – publication

Overview of Statute

The Governor must publish notice of the recall election of a state officer in the newspaper with the largest circulation in the state. The Secretary of State must also publish notice of the recall election on its website. For recall elections for an officer other than a state officer, the designated election official must publish notice of the recall election in a newspaper of general circulation.

Statute

(1) For a recall election of a state officer, the governor shall publish notice of the recall election in the newspaper with the largest circulation in the state, and the secretary of state shall publish notice of the recall election on its web site.

(2) For a recall election for an officer other than a state officer, the designated election official shall publish notice of the recall election in a newspaper of general circulation in accordance with section 1-5-205.

 

 

Source: L. 2012: Entire section added, (HB 12-1293), ch. 236, p. 1045, § 11, effective May 29.

Definition [Designated election official]

The secretary of state, a county clerk and recorder, or other election official as provided by article XXI of the state constitution. C.R.S. § 1-12-100.5.

Definition [State]

A state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. C.R.S. § 1-8.3-102.

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.

Definition [Secretary]

The Colorado secretary of state. C.R.S. § 1-1.5-102.