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Colorado Secretary
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Colorado
Secretary of State
Jena Griswold

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Lawn Chair Chats

Hosted by the campaign finance support team.

What are lawn chair chats?
These chats are informal discussions about campaign finanace related topics. It's a great way to increase your knowledge or get clarification on a specific topic. If you have a topic suggestion email our campaign finance team at cpfhelp@sos.state.co.us.

Upcoming chat sessions

Date & time

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
3:00 PM MST

Topic

School board candidates & their candidate committees

Agenda & materials

Agenda (PDF)

Zoom meeting info

Register in advance for this meeting
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Date & time

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
3:00 PM MST

Topic

24-hour major contributor and 48-hour independent expenditure reports

Agenda & materials

Agenda (PDF)

Zoom meeting info

Register in advance for this meeting
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Date & time

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
3:00 PM MST

Topic

TBA

Agenda & materials

Forthcoming

Zoom meeting info

Forthcoming

Date & time

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
3:00 PM MST

Topic

TBA

Agenda & materials

Forthcoming

Zoom meeting info

Forthcoming

Date & time

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
3:00 PM MST

Topic

TBA

Agenda & materials

Forthcoming

Zoom meeting info

Forthcoming

Date & time

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
3:00 PM MST

Topic

TBA

Agenda & materials

Forthcoming

Zoom meeting info

Forthcoming

Past chat sessions

Date & time

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
3:00 PM MST

Topic

30 Minute Drop-in Open Door / Mic Session with the Colorado Campaign Finance Support Team

Zoom meeting info

Recorded Zoom meeting (MP4)

Date & time

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
3:00 PM MST

Topic

TRACER: Public Searches, Reports and Resources

Agenda & materials

Agenda (PDF)

Zoom meeting info

Recorded Zoom meeting (MP4)

Date & time

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
3:00 PM MST

Topic

Disclaimer / paid for statements

Agenda & materials

Agenda (PDF)

Review of the Colorado Campaign Finance Guidance on Disclaimer Statements (PDF) document.

Presentation (PDF)

Zoom meeting info

Recorded Zoom meeting (MP4)

Date & time

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
3:00 PM MST

Topic

Drop-in open door/mic session - TRACER functionality

Agenda & materials

Agenda (PDF)

TRACER Tips (PDF)

Zoom meeting info

Recorded Zoom meeting (MP4)

Date & time

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
3:00 PM MST

Topic

School board candidates & their candidate committees

Zoom meeting info

Recorded Zoom meeting (MP4)

Date & time

Wednesday, December 2
3:00 PM

Topic

Unexpended campaign funds, how candidate committees report carryover/rollover funds, and termination reports

Zoom meeting info

Recorded zoom meeting (MP4)

Date & time

Wednesday, November 18
3:00 PM

Topic

Unexpended campaign funds, how candidate committees report carryover/rollover funds, and termination reports

Zoom meeting info

Recorded zoom meeting (MP4)

Date & time

Wednesday, October 28
3:00 PM

Topic

The General Election is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. The last report for county filers before the election is Friday, October 30th and the last report for state filers before the election is Monday, November 2nd.

Agenda & materials

Open door/mic session

Zoom meeting info

n/a

Date & time

Wednesday, October 21
3:00 PM

Topic

Filing amended reports

Agenda & materials

Share tips for amending reports.

We encourage you to submit your questions to us in advance either through the registration page or via email at cpfhelp@sos.state.co.us.

Zoom meeting info

Recorded zoom meeting (MP4)

Date & time

Wednesday, October 14
3:00 PM MST

Topic

Colorado’s Campaign Finance laws, rules, and TRACER

Agenda & materials

Open door/mic session (PDF)

Zoom meeting info

n/a

Date & time

Wednesday, September 30
3:00 PM

Topic

24-hour major contributor and 48-hour independent expenditure reports

Zoom meeting info

Recorded zoom meeting (MP4)

Date & time

Wednesday, September 23
3:00 PM

Topic

TRACER functionality

Agenda & materials

There is no set presentation. The Zoom call will be open for you to come in and out as you need with any TRACER questions.

Zoom meeting info

n/a

Date & time

Wednesday, September 16
4:00 PM

Topic

Disclaimer / paid for by statements

Agenda & materials

Review of the Colorado Campaign Finance Guidance on Disclaimer Statements (PDF) document.

Presentation (PDF)

Zoom meeting info

Recorded zoom meeting (MP4)