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1-13.5-405. Vacancies – emergency appointments

Statute

Except when section 1-13.5-404 applies, if an individual appointed as an election judge refuses or fails to accept the appointment or is unable to serve, the individual or any other election judge must immediately notify the designated election official. The designated election official shall forthwith appoint another qualified individual to serve as election judge in the place of the individual. In the event of an emergency, including inability to notify the designated election official, the remaining election judges at the location where the individual was to serve may appoint a replacement election judge.

Source: L. 2014: Entire article added, (HB 14-1164), ch. 2, p. 15, § 6, effective February 18.

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 [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.