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Election Calendar - April 3, 2007

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DATE DUE GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION
APRIL 3, 2007
REFERENCE

December 4, 2006

Contribution and Expenditures form due

Code 5.2.202(B.1)

(1st day of each month)

December 26, 2006

Last day to submit petitions for Election matters ? excludes Charter amendments (+/-)

Charter 12-40 (100 days ? 90 days circulation and examination ? 10 days notice)

January 2, 2007

Contribution and Expenditures form due.

Code 5.2.202(B.1)

(1st day of each month)

January 3, 2007

Charter Amendments presented by petition due.

CRS 31-2-210(a)(iii)

(90 days)

January 3, 2007

Nomination petitions may be circulated by candidates

Code 5.1.106 (90 days)

January 23, 2007

Last day for Council to adopt charter amendments, electoral ordinances and referred measures on 1st reading. (+, -)

Code 5.1.104 (4th Tuesday in January)

February 1, 2007

Last day incumbents can withdraw from running for another Council office.

Charter 2-10(e) (61 days)

February 5, 2007

Contributions and Expenditures form due.

Code 5.2.202(B.2) (1st Mon & every 2 weeks thereafter to Election)

February 7, 2007

Nomination petitions due to City Clerk

Code 5.1.106 (55 days)

February 9, 2007

Draw names for ballot position

(+, -)

February 12, 2007

 

Last day for candidates to withdraw from nomination

Code 5.1.107 (50 days)

February 13, 2007

(actual date 2/17/07 ? Council meeting 2/13/07)

Certify candidates, ballot questions and appointment of Election Judges to Council.

Code 5.1.110 (45 days)

February 16, 2007

State deadline for filing pro-con statements.

CRS 1-7-901(4) & Colo. Const. X,20(3)(b)(v) Friday preceding 45 days)

February 20, 2007

(actual date 2/19/07 ? City Holiday)

Contribution and Expenditures form due.

Code 5.2.202(B.2) (2 weeks from first Monday in February)

March 2, 2007

Deadline to mail pro-con statements.

Colo. Const. X,20(3)(b)

No later than 30 days before

Election

March 5, 2007

Contribution and Expenditures form due.

Code 5.2.202(B.2)

March 5, 2007

Last day to register to vote

CRS 1-2-201(3) (29 days)

March 14, 2007

Publish Election Notice (Candidates Names and Ballot Questions)

CRS 1-7.5-107(2.5) (20 days)

March 14, 2007

Post TABOR notice to City website

CRS 1-7.5-908 (20 days)

March 9-19, 2007

MAIL BALLOT PACKETS TO ACTIVE VOTERS

CRS 1-7.5-107(3a) (No earlier than 25 days or less than 15 days)

March 19, 2007

Contribution and Expenditures form due.

Code 5.2.202(B.2)

March 26, 2007

Begin counting ballots

CRS 1.7.5-107.5 (10 days) (Monday following)

March 30, 2007

Contribution and expenditures form due.

Code 5.2.202(B.3) (Friday preceding election)

March 27, 2007

Last day to make application to vote absentee by mail

SOS Rule 12.5.2 (7 days)

April 3, 2007

ELECTION DAY

April 10, 2007

Last day to canvass returns.

CRS 31-10-1201 (7 days)

April 11, 2007

File Abstract of Votes Cast with Secretary of State.

CRS 31-10-1205(1 &2)) (+, -)

April 13, 2007

Publish any adopted Initiative Ordinances

Charter 12-60(2)(I) (10 days)

April 13, 2007

Publish Abstract of Votes Cast in full

CRS 31-10-1205(1&2)) (+, -)

April 17, 2007

Oath of Mayor and Councilmembers

Charter 12-10(c)- 3rd Tuesday

April 23, 2007

Last day to file certified copy of adopted Charter amendments with Secretary of State.

CRS 31-2-208 (20 days after election)

May 3, 2007

Contribution and Expenditures form due

Code 5.2.202(B.3) (30 days after election)