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1-2-303. Multiple Registration—Most Recent Date of Registration Determines Precinct in Which Allowed to Vote

Overview of Statute

Electors who are registered to vote in multiple precincts may only vote in the precinct listed on the latest registration application filed in the master list of registered electors.


(1) If a registered elector is registered to vote in more than one precinct in this state, the elector shall vote only in the precinct which pertains to the most recent date of registration, as determined by the secretary of state’s master list of registered electors. (2) and (3) Repealed.

Source: L. 92: Entire article R&RE, p. 664, § 2, effective January 1, 1993. L. 93: Entire  section amended, p. 278, § 1, effective July 1. L. 95: (2) amended and (3) added, p. 825, § 19,   effective July 1. L. 97: (1) amended and (2) and (3) repealed, pp. 474, 478, §§ 11, 23, effective July 1.

Editor’s note: (1)  This section is similar to former § 1-2-303 as it existed prior to 1992. (2)  Subsections (2) and (3) were relocated to § 1-2-603 in 1997.

Cross references: For penalty for voting in wrong precinct, see § 1-13-709; for penalty for voting
twice, see § 1-13-710.

Definition [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.

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 [Secretary]

The Colorado secretary of state. C.R.S. § 1-1.5-102.

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