Colo. Rev. Stat. § 1-13-714

Current through Chapter 88 of the 2021 Legislative Session (with exception of Chapters 44, 77, 78, 80, 81, 86, 87)
Section 1-13-714 - Electioneering - removing and return of ballot - definition
(1) No person shall do any electioneering on the day of any election, or during the time when voting is permitted for any election, within any polling location or in any public street or room or in any public manner within one hundred feet of any building in which a polling location is located, as publicly posted by the designated election official. As used in this section, the term "electioneering" includes campaigning for or against any candidate who is on the ballot or any ballot issue or ballot question that is on the ballot. "Electioneering" also includes soliciting signatures for a candidate petition, a recall petition, or a petition to place a ballot issue or ballot question on a subsequent ballot. "Electioneering" does not include a respectful display of the American flag.
(2) Except as necessary for ballot counting, no person may remove any official ballot from the polling location before the closing of the polls.
(3) Any person who violates any provision of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished as provided in section 1-13-111.

C.R.S. § 1-13-714

Amended by 2016 Ch. 173,§ 72, eff. 5/18/2016.
Amended by 2013 Ch. 185,§ 121, eff. 5/10/2013.
L. 80: Entire article R&RE, p. 435, § 1, effective January 1, 1981. L. 94: Entire section amended, p. 1179, § 72, effective July 1. L. 95: Entire section amended, p. 853, § 88, effective July 1. L. 2006: Entire section amended, p. 2035, § 23, effective June 6. L. 2013: Entire section amended, (HB 13-1303), ch. 185, p. 748, § 121, effective May 10. L. 2016: Entire section amended, (SB 16-142), ch. 173, p. 589, § 72, effective May 18.

This section is similar to former §§ 1-13-127 and 1-30-114(1) as they existed prior to 1980.

In 2013, this section was amended by the "Voter Access and Modernized Elections Act". For the short title and the legislative declaration, see sections 1 and 2 of chapter 185, Session Laws of Colorado 2013.