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1-13.5-106. Applicability of the “Uniform Election Code of 1992”


(1) Any local government may provide by resolution that it will utilize all or part of the requirements and procedures of the “Uniform Election Code of 1992”, articles 1 to 13 of this title, in lieu of all or portions of this article with respect to any election. Absent such resolution, this article applies.

(2) All provisions of the “Uniform Election Code of 1992” not in conflict with this article apply to local government elections; except that elections offenses and penalties described by parts 2 and 3 of article 13 of this title do not apply to elections authorized under this article, and recall elections of local government officers must be conducted pursuant to part 5 of article 4 of title 31, C.R.S.

(3) It is the intent of the general assembly that the general provisions of this article not supersede or supplant specific provisions of law.

Source: L. 2014: Entire article added, (HB 14-1164), ch. 2, p. 7, § 6, effective February 18; (2) amended, (SB 14-158), ch.170, p. 623, § 14, effective May 9. L. 2016: (2) amended, (SB 16-189), ch. 210, p. 754, § 5, effective June 6.

Cross references: For the legislative declaration in SB 14-158, see section 1 of chapter 170, Session Laws of Colorado 2014.

Definition [Title]

A brief statement that fairly and accurately represents the true intent and meaning of the proposed text of the initiative.

Definition [Section]

A bound compilation of initiative forms approved by the secretary of state, which shall include pages that contain the warning required by section 1-40-110 (1), the ballot title, the abstract required by section 1-40-110 (3), and a copy of the proposed measure; succeeding pages that contain the warning, the ballot title, and ruled lines numbered consecutively for registered electors’ signatures; and a final page that contains the affidavit required by section 1-40-111 (2). Each section shall be consecutively prenumbered by the petitioner prior to circulation.

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.