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1-13.5-108. Powers of designated election official


(1) Except as otherwise provided in this article, the designated election official shall render all interpretations and shall make all initial decisions as to controversies or other matters arising in the operation of this article.

(2) All powers and authority granted to the designated election official by this article may be exercised by a deputy designated election official in the absence of the designated election official or in the event the designated election official is unable to perform the duties.

Source: L. 2014: Entire article added, (HB 14-1164), ch. 2, p. 8, § 6, effective February 18.

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.