05-28-20 Colorado Secretary of State: Notice of Temporary Adoption – Colorado Elections Rules

Colorado Secretary of State: Notice of Temporary Adoption – Colorado Elections Rules

Please see the attached Notice of Temporary Adoption for the Colorado Elections Rules (8 CCR 1505-1). The notice includes the adopted rule, a statement of basis, and statement of justification.

On May 8, 2020, the Secretary temporarily adopted rules including Rule 27 to provide necessary guidance for conducting elections during a public health emergency. Upon further consideration of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) supplemental funding restrictions, the Secretary temporarily adopts amendments to temporary Rule 27.4.3, effective immediately. Specifically, the amendments repeal inclusion of county staff members and establishes that county clerks must allow election judges to stay home if they have any COVID-19 related symptoms, concerns, illness or are quarantined without losing pay.

Additional information is available online:

Please email SoS.Rulemaking@sos.state.co.us if you have questions.

Thank you.

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Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold
1700 Broadway, Suite 200, Denver CO 80290
www.sos.state.co.us  |  303-894-2200