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Election Calendar - April 7, 2009 Municipal Mail-Ballot Election

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DATE DUE GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION
APRIL 7, 2009
REFERENCE

December 1, 2008

Contribution and Expenditures form due

Code 5.2.202(B.1)

(1st day of each month beginning 6 months before election)

December 29, 2008

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, 2009

Contribution and Expenditures form due.

Code 5.2.202(B.1)

(1st day of each month)

January 7, 2009

Charter Amendments presented by petition due.

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

(90 days)

January 7, 2009

Nomination petitions may be circulated by candidates

Code 5.1.106 (90 days)

January 27, 2009

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 2, 2009

Contributions and Expenditures form due.

Code 5.2.202(B.2) (1st Mon in Feb and every 2 weeks thereafter until Election)

February 5, 2009

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

Charter 2?10(e)? (61 days)

February 10, 2009

(actual date 2/21/09 ? Council meeting 2/10/09)

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

Code 5.1.110 (at least 45 days)

February 11, 2009

Nomination petitions due to City Clerk

Code 5.1.106 (55 days)

February 13, 2009

Last day for write?in candidate to file affidavit of intent

Code 5.1.103 (51 days)

Prior to 50 days before election

February 13, 2009

Draw names for ballot position

(+, ?)

February 13, 2009

(actual date 2/16/09 ? City holiday)

Last day for candidates to withdraw from nomination

Code 5.1.107 (50 days)

Computation of time 31?10?103

February 17, 2009

(actual date 2/16/09 ? City holiday)

Contribution and Expenditures form due.

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

February 20, 2009

State deadline for filing pro?con statements.

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

March 2, 2009

Contribution and Expenditures form due.

Code 5.2.202(B.2)

March 6, 2009

Deadline to mail pro?con statements.

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

No later than 30 days before

Election

March 9, 2009

Last day to register to vote

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

March 13, 2009

Publish and Post Election Notice (Candidates/Ballot Questions)

5.1.606(A) (25 days)

MAIL BALLOT ELECTIONS

March 18, 2009

Publish Election Notice (Candidates Names and Ballot Questions)

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

POLLING PLACE ELECTIONS

March 18, 2009

Post TABOR notice to City website

CRS 1?7.5?908 (20 days)

March 13?23, 2009

MAIL BALLOT PACKETS TO ACTIVE VOTERS

5.1.608(H) (No sooner than 25 days or less than 15 days)

March 16, 2009

Contribution and Expenditures form due

Code 5.2.202(B.2)

March 24, 2009

Pre?processing/counting of ballots may begin

5.1.610(B) (14 days prior to election)

March 30, 2009

Begin counting ballots

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

March 31, 2009

Last day to make application to vote absentee by mail

SOS Rule 12.5.2 (7 days)

April 3, 2009

Contribution and expenditures form due.

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

April 7, 2009

ELECTION DAY

April 14, 2009

Last day to canvass returns.

CRS 31?10?1201 (7 days)

April 15, 2009

File Abstract of Votes Cast with Secretary of State.

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

April 17, 2009

Publish any adopted Initiative Ordinances

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

April 17, 2009

Publish Abstract of Votes Cast in full

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

April 21, 2009

Oath of Mayor and Councilmembers

Charter 12?10(c)? 3rd Tuesday

April 27, 2009

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

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

May 7, 2009

Contribution and Expenditures form due

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

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