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1-4-302. Party nominations to be made by convention

Overview of Statute

Any convention of delegates from a political party, or a committee authorized by such a convention, can nominate presidential electors. All nominations for vacancies among electors must be certified by affidavit of the presiding officer and secretary of the convention or committee.

Statute

(1) Any convention of delegates of a political party or any committee authorized by resolution of the convention may nominate presidential electors.

(2) All nominations for vacancies for presidential electors made by the convention or a committee authorized by the convention shall be certified by affidavit of the presiding officer and secretary of the convention or committee.

 

Source: L. 80: Entire article R&RE, p. 323, § 1, effective January 1, 1981.L. 92: Entire part amended, p. 675, § 4, effective January 1, 1993.

Editor’s note: This section is similar to former § 1-14-107 as it existed prior to 1980.

Cross references: For methods of nomination, see § § 1-4-502 and 1-4-503; for protests of designations and nominations, see § 1-4-909.

Definition [Political party]

Any group of registered electors who, by petition or assembly, nominate candidates for the official general election ballot. “Political party” includes affiliated party organizations at the state, county, and election district levels, and all such affiliates are considered to be a single entity for the purposes of this article, except as otherwise provided in section 7. Section 2(13) of article XXVIII of the state constitution.

Definition [Secretary]

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

Definition [Committee]

The committee of signers described in section 1-12-108(2). C.R.S. § 1-12-100.5.