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Colorado Election Rules and Procedures
After Congress enacted the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) in 2002, Colorado passed legislation to implement HAVA’s requirements. One provision is designed.... | Read More
Danielson v. Dennis
A Colorado statute provides that persons on parole—approximately 6000 in Colorado—are forbidden to vote or to register to vote. C.R.S. §.... | Read More
Baca v. Orr
In this lawsuit involving a challenge to whether a proposed initiative should be placed on the ballot, the ACLU of Colorado filed an amicus brief with.... | Read More
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SB18-150: Voter Registration Individuals Criminal Justice System
Section 1 of the bill allows a person on parole to preregister to
vote. A person who preregisters is required to meet all the requirements
of a person.... | Read More
SB18-076: Ban Vote Trading
The bill makes it a misdemeanor criminal offense for a person to
trade a vote or offer to trade a vote with another elector in this state or a
person.... | Read More
HB18-1033: Employee Leave To Participate In Elections
Currently, an employee may take leave for a period of time to vote
in an election on the day of the election. The bill allows an employee to
take leave.... | Read More