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1-5-605.7. Mechanical lever voting machines – prohibited

Overview of Statute

Voting systems using mechanical lever voting machines are prohibited in any state election.


(1) No voting system using mechanical lever voting machines may be used in any election in this state.

(2) Repealed.

Source: L. 2004: Entire section added, p. 1345, § 12, effective May 28.L. 2010: (2) repealed, (HB 10-1116), ch. 194, p. 833, § 12, effective May 5.

Cross references: For the legislative declaration contained in the 2004 act enacting this section, see section 1 of chapter 334, Session Laws of Colorado 2004.
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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.

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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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