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STATE OF COLORADO ELECTION LAW

COLORADO REVISED STATUTES 1-4-402



1-4-402. Nominations of political party candidates.

Statute text

(1) (a) Any convention of delegates of a political party or any committee authorized by resolution of the convention shall nominate a candidate to fill a vacancy in the unexpired term of a representative in congress. A state central committee, its managing or executive committee selected pursuant to section 1-3-105 (2), or any other committee designated by the bylaws of the state central committee to convene a convention to nominate a candidate to fill a vacancy in the unexpired term of a representative in congress shall convene the convention and shall provide the procedure for the nomination of the candidate. A copy of the notice of election, as set by the governor and filed with the secretary of state, shall be sent by certified mail to the state chairperson of each political party.

(b) Upon receipt of the notice, the state chairperson shall issue a call for the state convention, stating the number of delegates from each county and the method of their selection.

(c) No convention shall be held later than the twentieth day from the date of the order issued by the governor.

(d) (I) Any candidate nominated by a political party shall have been affiliated with the party for at least twelve consecutive months prior to the date the convention begins, as shown on the voter registration book of the county clerk and recorder.

(II) Notwithstanding the provisions of subparagraph (I) of this paragraph (d), if a political party has established a rule regarding the length of affiliation which is necessary to be eligible for nomination by convention for the office of representative in congress, the party rule shall apply.

(2) The nomination to fill the vacancy in the unexpired term of a representative in congress made by the political party convention or a committee authorized by the convention shall be certified by affidavit of the presiding officer and secretary of the convention or committee.

History

Source: L. 80: Entire article R&RE, p. 325, § 1, effective January 1, 1981. L. 83: Entire section amended, p. 362, § 1, effective January 14; (1) amended, p. 351, § 11, effective July 1. L. 88: (1)(d) amended, p. 293, § 2, effective May 29. L. 92: Entire part amended, p. 676, § 4, effective January 1, 1993. L. 99: (1)(d)(II) amended, p. 160, § 8, effective August 4.

Annotations

Editor's note: This section was contained in an article that was repealed and reenacted in 1980. Provisions of this section, as it existed in 1980, are similar to those contained in 1-14-107 as said section existed in 1979, the year prior to the repeal and reenactment of this article.

Annotations

Cross references: For methods of nomination, see §§ 1-4-502 and 1-4-503; for protests of designations and nominations, see § 1-4-909.

Annotations

ANNOTATION

Annotations

Am. Jur.2d. See 26 Am. Jur.2d, Elections, §§ 214, 215.

C.J.S. See 29 C.J.S., Elections, §§ 89, 91, 93.



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