Petition Signature Requirements

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General signature requirements for:

Major Party Candidate Petition
Minor Party Candidate Petition
Unaffiliated Candidate Petition

 

 

 

General: Major Party Candidate Petitions

Office Signatures Required
Attorney General 1500 per congressional district
County Offices 20% of votes cast *
CU Regent 1000 or 30% of votes cast * (whichever is less)
District Attorney 1000 or 30% of votes cast * (whichever is less)
Governor 1500 per congressional district
Secretary of State 1500 per congressional district
State Board of Education 1000 or 30% of votes cast * (whichever is less)
State Representative 1000 or 30% of votes cast * (whichever is less)
State Senator 1000 or 30% of votes cast * (whichever is less)
State Treasurer 1500 per congressional district
US Representative 1000 or 30% of votes cast * (whichever is less)
US Senator 1500 per congressional district
* The votes cast in the previous primary election for that office. If there was no primary, calculate based on votes cast in most recent general election for that office.

 

General: Minor Party Candidate Petitions

Office Signatures Required
Attorney General 1000 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
County Offices 750 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
CU Regent 800 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
District Attorney 650 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
Governor 1000 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
Secretary of State 1000 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
State Board of Education 800 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
State Representative 400 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
State Senator 600 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
State Treasurer 1000 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
US Representative 800 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
US Senator 1000 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
* Votes cast for all candidates for that office in the most recent general election. [1-4-802(1)(c), C.R.S.]

 

General: Unaffiliated Candidate Petitions

Office Signatures Required
Attorney General 1000 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
County Offices 750 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
CU Regent 800 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
District Attorney 650 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
Governor 1000 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
RTD Director 250 within RTD District
Secretary of State 1000 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
State Board of Education 800 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
State Representative 400 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
State Senator 600 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
State Treasurer 1000 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
US Representative 800 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
US Senator 1000 or 2% of votes cast (whichever is less) *
* Votes cast for all candidates for that office in the most recent general election. [1-4-802(1)(c), C.R.S.]