On January 31, 2012, Sen. Kevin Lundberg and Rep. Carole Murray introduced SB 12-135 – Concerning the Development of an On-Line Program to Which the Secretary of State Posts Election Returns by the Evenings of Specified Election Days and, In Connection Therewith, Making an Appropriation. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.
The bill directs the Secretary of State to develop an on-line program for the posting of election returns on election night. Such postings are required for all statewide elections, commencing with the 2012 primary election. To implement the program, upon passage of the bill, $776,460 is appropriated to the department of state from the department of state cash fund. On February 13, the State, Veterans & Military Affairs referred the unamended bill to the Appropriations Committee for consideration of the fiscal impact to the state.
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