2017 Biennial School Election Calendar

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Biennial school / Coordinated election: Tuesday, November 7, 2017


This calendar applies to candidates, parties, and committees participating in the Biennial School Election. Please take time to carefully review the schedules to ensure you know which schedule to follow.


Due to a change in the law
,

  • Electioneering Communication reports,
  • 24 Hour Notice of Major Contributor reports, and
  • 48 Hour Notice of Independent Expenditure reports

are now required in odd calendar years. The Electioneering Communication period begins 60 days before the election and the 24 & 48 Hour report periods begin 30 days before the election.



Small-Scale Issue Committees
are not required to file disclosure reports until they exceed $5,000 in activity. After filing an initial disclosure report and converting to an Issue Committee they are subject to the reporting requirements of 1-45-108(2), C.R.S.



2017 Schedules


This schedule applies to

  • Issue committees,
  • Parties, and
  • Candidates (including their committees)

whose issue or office attempts access to or appears on the Biennial School Election ballot.


Report due date Reporting period

October 17, 2017*
21st day before election

October 28, 2016 - October 12, 2017
or
December 4, 2016 - October 12, 2017

November 3, 2017*
Friday before election

October 13, 2017 - October 29, 2017

December 7, 2017*
30th day after election

October 30, 2017 - December 2, 2017

* Electioneering Communication activity may be included on report



This schedule applies to

  • Political parties,
  • Political committees,
  • Small donor committees,
  • Independent expenditure committees, and
  • 527 political organizations

who participate in the Biennial School Election.


Report due date Reporting period

May 1, 2017
Monthly report

Start date varies, concludes on April 26, 2017

June 1, 2017
Monthly report

April 27, 2017 - May 27, 2017

July 3, 2017
Monthly report

May 28, 2017 - June 26, 2017

August 1, 2017
Monthly report

June 27, 2017 - July 27, 2017

September 5, 2017*
Biweekly report

July 28, 2017 - August 30, 2017

September 18, 2017*
Biweekly report

August 31, 2017 - September 13, 2017

October 2, 2017*
Biweekly report

September 14, 2017 - September 27, 2017

October 16, 2017*
Biweekly report

September 28, 2017 - October 11, 2017

October 30, 2017*
Biweekly report

October 12, 2017 - October 25, 2017

December 7, 2017*
30th day after election

October 26, 2017 - December 2, 2017 (November 30, 2017, for state jurisdictions)

* Electioneering Communication activity may be included on report.
Date affected by holiday or weekend.

 

 

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