Election measures among new laws taking effect

By Marianne Goodland

THE GAZETTE

Measures on how Colorado conducts its elections are among 207 new laws taking effect Friday.

Contributions now will be limited for candidates seeking county offices, whether commissioner, sheriff, treasurer, surveyor or coroner.

House Bill 1007 was sponsored by Rep. Emily Sirota, D-Denver, and Sen. Rachel Zenzinger, D-Arvada, and signed April 12. Before now, a donor could give any amount they wanted to a candidate for county office.

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