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Colorado
Secretary of State
Jena Griswold

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Jena Griswold

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News Release

Media contact

Steve Hurlbert
303-860-6903
steve.hurlbert@sos.state.co.us

State of Colorado
Department of State

1700 Broadway
Suite 250
Denver, CO 80290

Jena Griswold
Secretary of State

Colorado state seal

News Release

State of Colorado
Department of State

1700 Broadway
Suite 250
Denver, CO 80290

Jena Griswold
Secretary of State

Media contact
303-860-6903
Steve Hurlbert - steve.hurlbert@sos.state.co.us

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold Statement on Election Funding in Coronavirus Stimulus Package

Denver, March 26, 2020 – Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold issued the following statement on the election funding component of the Federal Coronavirus stimulus package.

“Voting is a fundamental right that is essential both in times of tranquility and crisis. To ensure the integrity and confidence of our electoral system, elected officials across the nation should strongly consider following Colorado’s lead by incorporating mail ballot systems.”

“It’s encouraging that the U.S. Senate has recognized the need to fund American elections during this national health crisis.  The planned $400 million of stimulus funding for states to promote mail ballots is a good step forward, but ultimately will need to be augmented in order for states to adopt mail ballots before the November General Election. With just six months to the election, action and funding are needed now.”