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1-5-610. Preparation for use – electronic voting

Statute

(1) Prior to an election in which an electronic voting system is to be used, the designated election official shall have all system components prepared for voting and shall inspect and determine that each vote recorder or voting device is in proper working order. The designated election official shall cause a sufficient number of recorders or devices to be delivered to each election precinct in which an electronic voting system is to be used.

(2) The designated election official shall supply each election precinct in which vote recorders or voting devices are to be used with a sufficient number of ballots, ballot cards, sample ballots, ballot boxes, and write-in ballots and with such other supplies and forms as may be required. Each ballot or ballot card shall have a serially numbered stub attached, which shall be removed by an election judge before the ballot or ballot card is deposited in the ballot box.

 

Source: L. 92: Entire article R&RE, p. 722, § 8, effective January 1, 1993.

 

Editor’s note: This section is similar to former § 1-6-610 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 [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.

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.