Governor Polis Takes Action to Address COVID-19, Support Election Cybersecurity

Monday, October 19, 2020

DENVER - Governor Jared Polis took action to address COVID-19 and support election cybersecurity. 

The Governor extended an Executive Order allowing voluntary or elective surgeries and procedures to proceed under certain conditions. 

The Governor also signed an Executive Order activating up to 10 members of the Colorado National Guard Defensive Cyber Operations Element to assist with election cybersecurity defense efforts during the 2020 Presidential election.  The National Guard members may participate in training activities and assist with election cybersecurity defense efforts from October 19, 2020, through November 4, 2020, and will help ensure that Colorado remains a model for elections.