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1-13.5-505. Judges may change polling places


(1) When it becomes impossible or inconvenient to hold an election at the place designated, the election judges, after notifying the designated election official and after having assembled at or as near as practicable to such place and before receiving any vote, may move to the nearest convenient place for holding the election and at such newly designated place proceed with the election.

(2) Upon moving to a new polling place, the judges shall prominently display a proclamation of the change and may station a proper person at the original polling place to notify all persons appearing at the original polling place of the new location for holding the election.

Source: L. 2014: Entire article added, (HB 14-1164), ch. 2, p. 18, § 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 [Person]

Any natural person, partnership, committee, association, corporation, labor organization, political party, or other organization or group of persons. Section 2(11) of article XXVIII of the state constitution.

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.