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1-4-1102. Time of filing affidavit

Overview of Statute

Generally affidavits of intent must be filed by the close of business on the sixty-seventh day before the primary election and by the close of business on the one-hundred and tenth day before any other election.

Affidavits of intent for non-partisan elections must be filed by the close of business on the sixty-fourth day before the election. Should the election be coordinated, the designated election official must forward a copy of the affidavit of intent to the coordinated election official.

Statute

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, the affidavit of intent shall be filed by the close of business on the sixty-seventh day before a primary election and by the close of business on the one hundred tenth day before any other election.

(2) In a nonpartisan election, the affidavit of intent shall be filed by the close of business on the sixty-fourth day before the election. If the election is to be coordinated by the county clerk and recorder, the designated election official shall forward a copy of the affidavit of intent to the coordinated election official.

 

Source: L. 92: Entire part R&RE, p. 696, § 7, effective January 1, 1993.L. 94: Entire section amended, p. 1768, § 25, effective January 1, 1995.L. 95: Entire section amended, p. 835, § 43, effective July 1.L. 96: Entire section amended, p. 1741, § 28, effective July 1.L. 99: (1) amended, p. 768, § 31, effective May 20. L. 2005: (1) amended, p. 1402, § 20, effective June 6; (1) amended, p. 1437, § 20, effective June 6.L. 2011: (1) amended, (SB 11-189), ch. 243, p. 1065, § 13, effective May 27.

Editor’s note: This section is similar to former § 1-4-1001 as it existed prior to 1992.

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.