Article V, Section 1 (7.5), Colorado Constitution, and Section 1-40-124.5, Colorado Revised Statutes, require the Legislative Council Staff to prepare a ballot information booklet prior to each election in which a statewide issue appears on the ballot. The booklet's purpose is to provide voters...
In 2013, Colorado eliminated precinct polling places and established voter service and polling centers (VSPCs). This issue brief outlines the services provided at VSPCs, location factors, VSPC hours, and staffing requirements for VSPCs.
This memorandum provides an overview of the process to recall an office holder in Colorado and the various ways to fill a vacancy that occurs in an elected office at the federal, state, or local level in Colorado.
During the 2019 legislative session, the General Assembly considered measures related to a variety of elections topics, including campaign finance, electioneering communications, lobbying disclosures, local elections, and voter registration and voting. No bills concerning redistricting were...
This memorandum provides instructions and deadlines for proponents and other interested parties to submit fiscal impact estimates for proposed ballot measures to be heard by the Title Board. It also outlines the information that Legislative Council Staff must include in ballot measure fiscal...
During the 2018 legislative session, the General Assembly considered measures related to a variety of elections topics, including campaign finance, local elections, redistricting, and voter registration and voting.
Fiscal Impact Statements for the 2018 statewide ballot measures.
Declaraciones de Impacto Fiscal por los medidas de la balota de 2018.
This booklet provides information on the thirteen statewide measures on the November 6, 2018, ballot and on the judges who are on the ballot for retention in your area.
Este cuadernillo proporciona información sobre las trece medidas de la balota del 6 de noviembre de 2018 para todo el estado y sobre los jueces que están en la balota y se presentan para retención en su área.
In 2016, voters approved Proposition 107 and Proposition 108, which reestablished a presidential primary in Colorado and allowed unaffiliated voters to participate in political party primary elections. Subsequently, the General Assembly enacted Senate Bill 17-305, which made modifications to...
During the 2017 legislative session, the General Assembly considered measures related to ballot access, campaign finance, the conduct of elections, initiatives and the ballot information booklet, and local elections.
This memorandum provides information about special district elections in Colorado. Specifically, it provides an overview of special district elections and the times at which special district elections are conducted. Also included are an overview of special districts generally and a table of...
This memorandum provides an overview of the statewide ballot measure process; a summary of the measures approved or rejected by Colorado voters since 1880; and links to additional resources at the offices of the Colorado Legislative Council Staff and the Colorado Secretary of State.
Presented to the Joint State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee at its December 16, 2016, meeting.
Presented to the Joint State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee at is December 16, 2016, meeting.
Presented to the Joint State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee at its December 16, 2016, meeting.
Presented to the State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee at its December 16, 2016, meeting.
Schedule of Title Board Hearing Dates and Related Deadlines (December 2016 – April 2017)
This memorandum provides an overview of Colorado campaign finance and disclosure requirements for political office candidates. Specifically, this memorandum provides information on:
- candidacy and candidate affidavit requirements
- candidate committees;
- expenditure ...
This issue brief provides an overview of voter photo identification (ID) laws nationwide. It outlines which states require voters to present photo identification and explains some of the issues surrounding these laws.
La Enmienda T elimina texto que actualmente permite que se use la esclavitud y servidumbre involuntaria como castigo tras ser condenado por un crimen.
En nuestro trabajo, todos merecemos ser juzgados por nuestras capacidades y nuestro desempeño. Los jueces no son distintos. Así que nuestro estado creó un proceso para evaluar con justicia el trabajo de cada juez e informárselo a usted. Así usted podrá tomar una decisión informada cuando vote....
Statutory Provisions Governing the Preparation of Fiscal Impact Statements for Statewide Ballot Measures
This booklet provides information on the nine statewide measures on the November 8, 2016, ballot and on the judges who are on the ballot for retention in your area.