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HB18-1213

Declare Party Affiliation School District Director

Concerning a clarification that a candidate for school district director may declare a political party affiliation.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subject:
Elections & Redistricting
Bill Summary

Under current law, a candidate for school director shall not run as a candidate of any political party for that school directorship, but the statute is not clear whether the candidate is prohibited from identifying his or her political party affiliation. The bill permits a candidate for the office of school district director to declare the political party with which he or she is affiliated at any time up to 67 days before the election date. If a candidate chooses to declare his or her political party affiliation, the name or abbreviation of the political party with which the candidate is affiliated will be printed on the ballot after his or her name. In order to be able to exercise the option of declaring his or her affiliation, the candidate must have been affiliated with the political party, as shown in the statewide voter registration system, as of the first business day in the month of January during the year in which the election is held.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
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Bill Text

Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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Temporary Guidelines for Review and Comment Meetings

The legislature will meet in limited session on Monday, March 30th. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website and Colorado Channel.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.