2018 Special District Annual Filing Calendar

PDF format Calendar version (PDF)

 

Frequent calendar
Infrequent/annual calendar

 

Regular biennial special district election: Tuesday, May 8, 2018

 

Supplemental report notes:

  • 24 Hour Notice of Major Contributor report periods occurs 30 days before both the Primary and General Elections. These reports do not apply to 527s and IECs.
  • 48 Hour Notice of Independent Expenditure report periods occur 30 days before both the Primary and General Elections. Only applies to IECs.
    • 30 day time period for 24 & 48 hour reports before the Primary Election starts May 27, 2018 and concludes on June 25, 2018.
    • 30 day time period for 24 & 48 hour reports before the General Election starts October 7, 2018 and concludes on November 5, 2018.
       

Special district candidates and candidate committees are not required to file disclosure reports until they have raised or spent more than $200 in the aggregate.


Small-Scale Issue Committees (SSIC) 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 disclosure requirements of 1-45-108, C.R.S.

 

Frequent calendar

Applies to not yet terminated (refer to Campaign Finance Rule 17):

  • Candidates and candidate committees whose office appears on the May 8, 2018 Special District Election ballot
  • Issue Committees whose issue attempts access to or appears on the May 8, 2018 Special District Election ballot
  • All other active special district committees (political and small donor committees, 527 political organizations, independent expenditure committees) whose candidates or issues attempts access to or appears on the May 8, 2018 Special District Election ballot

Report due date Reporting period

April 17, 2018
21st day before election

April 27, 2017 - April 12, 2018

May 4, 2018
Friday before election

April 13, 2018 - April 29, 2018

June 7, 2018
30th day after election
Post-election report

April 30, 2018 - June 2, 2018

 

Infrequent/annual calendar

Applies to not yet terminated (refer to Campaign Finance Rule 17):

  • Candidates and candidate committees whose office does not appear on the May 8, 2018 Special District Election ballot
  • Issue committees whose issue does not attempt access to or appear on the May 8, 2018 Special District Election ballot

Report due date Reporting period

May 1, 2018
Annual report

April 27, 2017 - April 26, 2018

 

 

I have other questions about special district elections.

Questions about special district elections should be directed to the designated election official (DEO) or the Department of Local Affairs.

 

I have questions about campaign finance disclosure reporting.

Questions about campaign finance disclosure reporting should be directed to our office. The Colorado Campaign and Political Finance Manual is available on the TRACER website for more detailed information. You can contact us at 303-894-2200, ext. 6383, or at cpfhelp@sos.state.co.us.

 


 


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