There is a newer version of this Section
2021 Colorado Code
Title 1 - Elections
Article 10.5 - Recounts
§ 1-10.5-101. Recounts Required - Expenses
Universal Citation: CO Code § 1-10.5-101 (2021)
- (Deleted by amendment,L. 2001, p. 1265, § 1, effective June 5, 2001.)
- A recount of any election contest shall be held if the difference between the highest number of votes cast in that election contest and the next highest number of votes cast in that election contest is less than or equal to one-half of one percent of the highest vote cast in that election contest. If there is more than one person to be elected in an election contest, a recount shall be held if the difference between the votes cast for the candidate who won the election with the least votes and the candidate who lost the election with the most votes is less than or equal to one-half of one percent of the votes cast for the candidate who won the election with the least votes. A recount shall occur only after the canvass board certifies the original vote count.
- Except as provided in section 1-10.5-106, any expenses incurred in conducting a recount in any political subdivision shall be paid by the entity that certified the candidate, ballot question, or ballot issue for the ballot. Members of the canvass board who assist in any recount shall receive the same fees authorized for counting judges in section 1-6-115.
History. Source: L. 99: Entire article added with relocations, p. 483, § 13, effective July 1. L. 2001: (1) amended, p. 1265, § 1, effective June 5. L. 2006: (1)(b) amended, p. 277, § 1, effective August 7.
Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Colorado may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.