COLORADO MUNICIPAL ELECTION CODE
Section 13-1-1. Title. This ordinance shall be known and cited as the Colorado Municipal Election Code Ordinance.
[Source: Ord. 696, 1983]
Section 13-1-2. Adoption of Colorado Municipal Election Code by Reference. Pursuant to C.R.S. 1973, §31-10-1539(2) the City of Northglenn, Colorado adopts by this reference the Colorado Municipal Election Code, C.R.S. 1973, §31-10-101 et seq., as it currently exists and as it may be amended in the future, as the Election Code of the City of Northglenn, Colorado, provided, however, that in the event of a conflict between the provisions of this Chapter 13 and the Colorado Municipal Election Code, the provisions of this Chapter 13 shall govern.
[Source: Ord. 696, 1983; 1098, 1994]
Section 13-1-3. Write-in Candidates. No write-in vote for any municipal office shall be counted unless an affidavit of intent has been filed with the City Clerk by the person whose name is written in prior to ten days before the day of the municipal election, which affidavit shall indicate that the person desires the office and is qualified to assume the duties of that office if elected.
[Source: Ord. 702, 1983; 885, 1987]
Section 13-1-4. Nomination Petitions. Section 31-10-302 (2) of the Colorado Municipal Election Code is hereby amended by the following modification:
(2) Nomination Petitions may be circulated and signed beginning on the ninety-first day and ending on the seventy-first day prior to the day of election. Each petition shall be signed by registered electors in the following numbers:
(a) For a candidate in a city, at least twenty five registered electors residing within the city;
(b) For a candidate from a ward within a city, at least twenty-five registered electors residing in the candidate's ward;
(c) For a candidate in a town, at least ten registered electors residing within the town; and
(d) For a candidate from a ward within a town, at least ten registered electors residing in the candidate's ward.
[Source: Ord. 705, 1983; 885, 1987; 1098, 1994; 1282, 2001]
Section 13-1-5. Election Commission. There is hereby created the Northglenn Election Commission, the composition and duties of which shall be as set forth in the Colorado Municipal Election Code and by resolution of the City Council.
[Source: Ord. 1300, 2002]
Section 13-1-6. Student election judges.
As used in this Section, "student election judge" means a student who meets the requirements of this Section and who is appointed by the City Clerk for service as an election judge in the City pursuant to this Section.
The City Clerk may work with schools to identify students willing and able to serve as student election judges. Such schools may submit the names of the students to the City Clerk for appointment as student election judges. Home-schooled students may also apply to the City Clerk for appointment as a student election judge pursuant to this Section.
From the names submitted, the City Clerk may select one or more students to serve as student election judges for any City election. Each student election judge shall:
Be a United States citizen and a resident of the City at the time of the election;
Be willing to serve;
Be physically and mentally able to perform and complete the assigned tasks;
Complete a class of instruction concerning the tasks of an election judge;
Have never been convicted of fraud or any election offense;
Not be a member of the immediate family, related by blood or marriage to the second degree, of any candidate whose name will appear on the election ballot;
Be sixteen (16) years of age or older and either a junior or senior in good standing attending a public or private secondary educational institution or being home-schooled at the time of the election; and
Have the consent of a parent or legal guardian to serve as a student election judge.
No more than one student election judge shall serve at any election polling place.
[Source: Ord. 1395, 2005]