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Wayne W. Williams

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Wayne W. Williams

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Results for Proposed Initiative #175

Ballot Title Setting Board
2017-2018

The title as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

A change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning using runoff primary elections when necessary to ensure the selection of political party candidates by majority vote, and, in connection therewith, moving the date of the state primary election to April; requiring a candidate for federal congressional office,  state elected office, district attorney, or  county office to receive the majority of votes cast in a party’s primary election for that office to win the party’s nomination; and if no candidate receives a majority, requiring a runoff primary election in June between the two candidates receiving the most votes in the April primary election.

The ballot title and submission clause as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

Shall there be a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning using runoff primary elections when necessary to ensure the selection of political party candidates by majority vote, and, in connection therewith, moving the date of the state primary election to April; requiring a candidate for federal congressional office,  state elected office, district attorney, or  county office to receive the majority of votes cast in a party’s primary election for that office to win the party’s nomination; and if no candidate receives a majority, requiring a runoff primary election in June between the two candidates receiving the most votes in the April primary election?

Hearing April 18, 2018

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 2:48 PM

* Unofficially captioned “Runoff Primary Elections” by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.