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1-13.5-406. Removal of judges


The designated election official may summarily remove any election judge who neglects his or her duty, or commits, encourages, or connives at any fraud in connection therewith, or violates any election laws, or knowingly permits others to do so, or has been convicted of any felony, or violates his or her oath, or commits any act that interferes or tends to interfere with a fair and honest election. An election judge has no cause of action against a local government or designated election official arising from removal from office pursuant to this section.

Source: L. 2014: Entire article added, (HB 14-1164), ch. 2, p. 15, § 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 [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.