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1-2-210. Registration for congressional vacancy elections

Overview of Statute

Unless regulated by the rules for special congressional elections, officials must conform, to the extent practicable, with the provisions in part 2 for any congressional vacancy election. This includes provisions regulating the time and method of registration, as well as other related procedures. Congressional vacancy elections must also be called in sufficient time to allow the county clerk and record to conform to these provisions.


Except as otherwise provided in section 1-4-401.5, in any congressional vacancy election, the time and method of registration and performance of other acts shall be as provided in this part 2 for general elections. In every other respect, the election shall be held in conformity with this part 2 as far as practicable. Any congressional vacancy election shall be called in sufficient time before the date of the election to permit the county clerk and recorder to comply with the provisions of this part 2.


Source: L. 92: Entire article R&RE, p. 646, § 2, effective January 1, 1993.L. 2008: Entire section amended, p. 409, § 1, effective August 5.

Editor’s note: This section is similar to former § 1-2-211 as it existed prior to 1992.

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.