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1-4-203. Representatives in congress

Overview of Statute

The number of representatives to which Colorado is entitled will be elected at every general election.


At every general election, the number of representatives in congress to which the state is entitled shall be elected.


Source: L. 80: Entire article R&RE, p. 322, § 1, effective January 1, 1981.L. 92: Entire part amended, p. 673, § 4, effective January 1, 1993.

Editor’s note: This section is similar to former § 1-16-105 as it existed prior to 1980.

Cross references: For congressional districts, see § 2-1-101.

Law reviews. For article, “Reapportionment, The Courts, and the Voting Rights Act: A Resegregation of the Political Process?”, see 56 U. Colo. L. Rev. 1 (1984). For article, “The Constitutionality of Term Limitation”, see 19 Colo. Law. 2193 (1990).

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 [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.

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