1-4-302. Party nominations to be made by convention
Overview of Statute
Any convention of delegates from a political party, or a committee authorized by such a convention, can nominate presidential electors. All nominations for vacancies among electors must be certified by affidavit of the presiding officer and secretary of the convention or committee.
(1) Any convention of delegates of a political party or any committee authorized by resolution of the convention may nominate presidential electors.
(2) All nominations for vacancies for presidential electors made by the convention or a committee authorized by the convention shall be certified by affidavit of the presiding officer and secretary of the convention or committee.
Source: L. 80: Entire article R&RE, p. 323, § 1, effective January 1, 1981.L. 92: Entire part amended, p. 675, § 4, effective January 1, 1993.
Editor’s note: This section is similar to former § 1-14-107 as it existed prior to 1980.
Cross references: For methods of nomination, see § § 1-4-502 and 1-4-503; for protests of designations and nominations, see § 1-4-909.
Elections, selection of Presidential electors, authority of state legislature and courts under U.S.C.A. Const. Article 2, § 1, see Bush v. Palm Beach County Canvassing Bd., U.S.Fla.2000, 121 S.Ct. 471, 531 U.S. 70, 148 L.Ed.2d 366, on remand 772 So.2d 1273.
Minor political parties, see § 1-4-1304.
1. Definition for Political party
Any group of registered electors who, by petition or assembly, nominate candidates for the official general election ballot. “Political party” includes affiliated party organizations at the state, county, and election district levels, and all such affiliates are considered to be a single entity for the purposes of this article, except as otherwise provided in section 7. Section 2(13) of article XXVIII of the state constitution.
2. Definition for State
A state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. C.R.S. § 1-8.3-102.
3. Definition for 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.
4. Definition for Secretary
The Colorado secretary of state. C.R.S. § 1-1.5-102.
5. Definition for Committee
The committee of signers described in section 1-12-108(2). C.R.S. § 1-12-100.5.
State Constitutional Provisions
U.S.C.A. Const. Article 2, § 1.