2021 Biennial School Election Schedule

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Coordinated election: Tuesday, November 2, 2021


This calendar applies to
(refer to Campaign Finance Rule 17) the following committees who participate in the 2021 Biennial School Board Election:

  • County school board candidates who attempt access to or appear on the 2021 Biennial School Board Election Ballot.
  • County candidate committees whose candidate attempts access to or appears on the 2021 Biennial School Board Election Ballot.
  • State and County Political Parties (PP)
  • State and County Political Committees (PC)
  • State and County Small Donor Committees (SDC)
  • State and County Independent Expenditure Committees (IEC)
  • State and County 527 Political Organizations (527 PO)


Supplemental reports

The following supplemental reports may be required dependent on your political activity:

  • Regular Biennial School Electioneering Communication (if the communication mentions school board candidates) time period starts 60 days (September 3, 2021) before the Biennial School Election.

  • 24 Hour Notice of Major Contributor (MC) report period starts 30 days before the Election and concludes the day before the election. Report is due within 24 hours of receiving a Major Contribution. Applies to candidate committees whose office appears on the Biennial School Board Election ballot. It also applies to Issue Committees and Political Parties even if they are not participating in the election.

  • 48 Hour Notice of Independent Expenditure (IE) report period starts 30 days before the Election and concludes the day before the election. Report is due within 48 hours of spending. Only applies to IECs.

 

Am I a state, county or municipal candidate or committee?

If you are unsure if you are a state, county, or municipal candidate or committee, contact our office at 303-894-2200, ext. 6383 or cpfhelp@sos.state.co.us for assistance.



2021 Calendar

Report due date Reporting period

May 3, 2021*
Monthly report

Start date varies, concludes on April 28, 2021

June 1, 2021
Monthly report

April 29, 2021 - May 27, 2021

July 1, 2021
Monthly report

May 28, 2021 - June 26, 2021

August 2, 2021*
Monthly report

June 27, 2021 - July 28, 2021

September 3, 2021

Starts the 60 day period before the Biennial School Board Election for Biennial School Electioneering Communication and concludes on November 1, 2021.

September 7, 2021*
Biweekly report

July 29, 2021 - September 1, 2021.

Electioneering Communication (EC) activity may be included on report.

September 20, 2021
Biweekly report

September 2, 2021 - September 15, 2021

Electioneering Communication (EC) activity may be included on report.

October 3, 2021

Starts the 30 day period before the Biennial School Board Election for 24 Hour MC rpts. & 48 Hour IE rpts. and concludes on November 1, 2021.

October 5, 2021*
Biweekly report

September 16, 2021 - September 29, 2021

Electioneering Communication (EC) activity may be included on report.

October 18, 2021
Biweekly report

September 30, 2021 - October 13, 2021

Electioneering Communication (EC) activity may be included on report.

November 1, 2021
Biweekly report

October 14, 2021 - October 27, 2021

Electioneering Communication (EC) activity may be included on report.

November 2, 2021

Coordinated Election / Biennial School Board Election

December 2, 2021

30th day after the Biennial School Election Report, covers October 28, 2021 - November 30, 2021.

Electioneering Communication (EC) activity may be included on report.

*Date affected by holiday or weekend.

I have questions.

The Colorado Campaign and Political Finance Manual is available on the TRACER website for more detailed information. Contact our office at 303-894-2200, ext. 6383 or cpfhelp@sos.state.co.us for assistance.

 


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