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1-4-206. Other county officers

Overview of Statute

Every four years starting in 1982, each county will elect a county clerk, a county recorder, a sheriff, a coroner, a treasurer, a superintendent of schools (unless the office is abolished during a general election), a county surveyor, and a county assessor to serve terms of four years.


At the general election in 1982 and every four years thereafter, one county clerk and recorder, who shall be ex officio recorder of deeds and clerk of the board of county commissioners; one sheriff qualified pursuant to section 30-10-501.5, C.R.S.; one coroner qualified pursuant to section 30-10-601.5, C.R.S.; one treasurer, who shall be collector of taxes; one county superintendent of schools, unless the office of county superintendent of schools is abolished at a general election; one county surveyor; and one county assessor shall be elected in each county, excluding a city and county. The term of office of all such officials shall be four years.


Source: L. 80: Entire article R&RE, p. 323, § 1, effective January 1, 1981.L. 90: Entire section amended, p. 304, § 5, effective June 8.L. 92: Entire part amended, p. 674, § 4, effective January 1, 1993.L. 2003: Entire section amended, p. 1830, § 1, effective August 6.

Editor’s note: This section is similar to former § 1-16-107 as it existed prior to 1980.

Cross references: For county officers’ elections, terms, and salaries, see § 8 of art. XIV, Colo. Const.
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.

State Constitutional Provisions

Section 30-10-501.5, C.R.S.

Section 30-10-601.5, C.R.S.

For county officers’ elections, terms, and salaries, see § 8 of art. XIV, Colo. Const.

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