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Overview of Colorado Campaign Finance and Disclosure Requirements

Elections & Redistricting

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.

COVID-19 Resources

Temporary Guidelines for Review and Comment Meetings

The House will meet in limited session on Thursday, April 2nd. The Senate adjourned. 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.