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Overview of Colorado Campaign Finance and Disclosure Requirements


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 reporting requirements and voluntary spending limits;
  • contribution reporting requirements;
  • non-candidate political committees and their reporting requirements
  • contribution limits;
  • disclosure filing schedules; and
  • disclosure complaints and penalties.