Colorado Secretary of State proposes changes in rules to "curing" initiatives
By Kyle Maichle
The Best Practices and Vision Commission, a committee within the Secretary of State's office, voted by a 12-1 margin on September 8, 2010, to recommend that the General Assembly eliminate laws allowing failed initiatives to be "cured".
Under law, proponents of initiatives have up to 15 days to cure an initiative by gathering more signatures if it fails a random sample. An initiative must have a random sample that has 90 to 110 percent of the signatures valid in order to qualify for the ballot.