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Constitutional and Statutory Changes Affecting the Ballot Information Booklet and Required Publication of Text and Titles in Newspapers

Elections & Redistricting

This memorandum provides an overview of constitutional and statutory changes affecting the ballot information booklet ("Blue Book"), newspaper publication of ballot titles and texts, and related statewide initiative policy since 1994.  

Email addresses for the Colorado legislature have changed from the domain to the domain on December 1, 2022. Details
The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause (unless otherwise specified) is August 7, 2023. Details
The 2023 Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book) is now available. Details