Colorado President Qualification Verification (2010)
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Be it Enacted by the People of the State of Colorado:
Section 501 of Title 1, Article 4, Colorado Revised Statutes, is amended by the addition of a new subsection to read:
No person except an eligible elector is eligible to be a designee or candidate for the office of President of the United States of America unless that person fully meets the qualifications of that office as stated in the Constitution of the United States of America on or before the date the term of that office begins. The designated election official shall not certify the name of any designee or candidate who fails to swear or affirm under oath that he or she fully meets the qualifications of the office by signing an affidavit of eligibility, and who is unable to provide proof that he or she meets any requirements of the office relating to citizenship status, age, or residency. Documents accepted as prima facie evidence of compliance with this section shall be determined by the designated official, and shall include but not be limited to: original birth records, official passports, and relevant background check forms. Fascimiles of all documents submitted by designees or candidates shall be published by the office of the Secretary of State and made available for public review no less than 90 days prior to the general election.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Colorado signature requirements
In order to place the proposed measure on the ballot, supporters were required to collect a minimum of 76,047 valid signatures. The signature filing deadline for the 2010 ballot in Colorado for initiated state statutes was July 12, 2010.
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