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(1) Each political subdivision shall accept written comments concerning ballot issues in accordance with this section.
(2) All comments filed in writing will be received and kept on file with the designated election official for the political subdivision submitting to its eligible electors the ballot issue to which the comments pertain. However, only those comments that are filed by persons eligible to vote in the political subdivision submitting the ballot issue to its electors must be summarized in the ballot issue notice. The filed comments shall be retained by the designated election official as election records.
(3) To be summarized in the ballot issue notice, the comments shall address a specific ballot issue and shall include a signature and an address where the signor is registered to vote and shall be filed with the designated election official for the political subdivision and not the county clerk and recorder of the county in which the political subdivision is located unless the issue is a county issue for which the county clerk and recorder is the designated election official.
(4) Since section 20(3)(b)(v) of article X of the state constitution requires that comments pertaining to a ballot issue be filed by forty-five days before the election and since such day is always a Saturday, all comments shall be filed by noon on the Friday before the forty-fifth day before the election.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Colorado Revised Statutes Title 1. Elections § 1-7-901. Receipt of comments concerning ballot issues - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/co/title-1-elections/co-rev-st-sect-1-7-901/
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