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1-4-1403. Referral of question in single-county judicial districts

Overview of Statute

In judicial districts composed of only one county, that county’s board of county commissioners will be the governing body to refer any ballot question to the eligible electors of the judicial district regarding the lengthening, shortening, or elimination of term limitations for district attorneys.

Statute

For a judicial district whose territory is comprised entirely of one county, the board of county commissioners for that county shall be the governing body to refer any ballot question to the eligible electors of the judicial district regarding the lengthening, shortening, or elimination of the limitation on terms of office for the district attorney of the judicial district.

 

Source: L. 2010: Entire part added, (SB 10-070), ch. 238, p. 1041, § 1, effective May 20.

 

Definition [Ballot]

(a) A federal write-in absentee ballot;

(b) A ballot specifically prepared or distributed for use by a covered voter in accordance with this article; or

(c) A ballot cast by a covered voter in accordance with this article.

(2) “Covered voter” means:

(a) A uniformed-service voter defined in paragraph (a) of subsection (9) of this section who is a resident of this state but who is absent from this state by reason of active duty and who otherwise satisfies this state’s voter eligibility requirements;

(b) An overseas voter who, before leaving the United States, was last eligible to vote in this state and, except for a state residency requirement, otherwise satisfies this state’s voter eligibility requirements;

(c) An overseas voter who, before leaving the United States, would have been last eligible to vote in this state had the voter then been of voting age and, except for a state residency requirement, otherwise satisfies this state’s voter eligibility requirements; or

(d) An overseas voter who was born outside the United States, is not described in paragraph (b) or (c) of this subsection (2), and, except for a state residency requirement, otherwise satisfies this state’s voter eligibility requirements if the last place where a parent, legal guardian, spouse, or civil union partner of the voter was, or under this article would have been, eligible to vote before leaving the United States is within this state.

C.R.S. § 1-8.3-102.