First Regular Session
Sixty-first General Assembly
LLS NO. 970069.01 DLC
HOUSE BILL 971141
STATE OF COLORADO
BY REPRESENTATIVE Agler;
also SENATOR Schroeder.
STATE, VETERANS &
A BILL FOR AN ACT
CONCERNING CHANGES TO DATES THAT RELATE TO PRIMARY
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced
and does not necessarily reflect any amendments which may be subsequently
Changes the following dates:
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:
SECTION 1. 11104 (32), Colorado Revised Statutes, 1980 Repl. Vol., as amended, is amended to read:
11104. Definitions. As used in this code, unless the context otherwise requires:
(32) "Primary election" means
the presidential primary election and the election held on the
second Tuesday of August
FIRST TUESDAY IN JUNE in each evennumbered year.
SECTION 2. 13102 (1), Colorado Revised Statutes, 1980 Repl. Vol., as amended, is amended to read:
13102. Precinct caucuses. (1) Delegates
to county assemblies shall be elected at precinct caucuses which
may be held in a public place in or proximate to each precinct
at a time and place to be fixed by the county central committee
of each political party on the first Tuesday in
FEBRUARY in each evennumbered year, which day shall be known
as "precinct caucus day".
SECTION 3. 14101 (1), Colorado Revised Statutes, 1980 Repl. Vol., as amended, is amended to read:
14101. Primary election
nominations made. (1) A
primary election shall be held at the regular polling places in
each precinct on the
of August FIRST TUESDAY IN JUNE in
evennumbered years to nominate candidates of political parties
to be voted for at the succeeding general election.
SECTION 4. 14801 (5), Colorado Revised Statutes, 1980 Repl. Vol., as amended, is amended to read:
14801. Designation of party
candidates by petition. (5) Party
petitions shall not be circulated nor any signatures be obtained
prior to the first Monday in
FEBRUARY BEFORE THE PRIMARY ELECTION. Petitions shall be filed
no later than the sixtysixth day before the primary election.
SECTION 5. Safety clause. The general assembly hereby finds, determines, and declares that this act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety.