Ballot History
Year: 2002

Ballot Number: 29

Short Title: Selecting Candidates for Primary Elections

Ballot Title: Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning the use of petitions to provide candidate access to the primary election ballot, and, in connection therewith, requiring that all candidates for nomination at a primary election be placed on the primary election ballot by petition; eliminating the candidate designation and certification process from state, county, and district assemblies; specifying the signature requirements for nominating petitions for access to the primary election ballot; allowing a candidate to include a personal statement on his or her nominating petition; providing for examination of nominating petitions by the designated election official; and setting forth a procedure to protest the election official's decision regarding the sufficiency of nominating petitions?

Election Results:
Rejected

Votes For: 509,109 (39.8%)
Votes Against: 768,683 (60.2%)

Type of Change: Statutory

Initiative/Referendum: Initiative

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