DENVER (AP) - Colorado is considering holding primary elections sooner, in June, to comply with federal voting requirements.
The State Senate gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a bill moving state primaries to the last Tuesday in June, instead of the second Tuesday in August. The change could put Colorado in compliance with a 2009 federal law designed to help service members and voters living abroad to vote.
The Senate must take a more formal vote on the measure before sending it to the House. If approved, the change would take effect for state elections in 2012.
(COPYRIGHT 2011 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.)
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.