Recorder's Notes by Pamela Bacon, Logan County Clerk and Recorder
C.R.S. 1-13-106 Forgery- Any person who falsely makes, alters, forges, or counterfeits any ballot before or after it has been cast, or who forges any name of a person as a signer or witness to a petition or nomination paper, or who forges any letter of acceptance, declination, or withdrawal, or who forges the name of a registered elector to a voter’s mail-in or mail ballot commits forgery which is a class five 5 felony.
C.R.S. 1-13-112 Offenses relating to mail ballots - Any person who, by use of force or other means, unduly influences an elector to vote in any particular manner or to refrain from voting, or who falsely makes, alters, forges, or counterfeits any mail ballot before or after it has been cast, or who destroys, defaces, mutilates, or tampers with such a ballot shall be punished by a fine of not more than five thousand dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than eighteen months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
C.R.S. 1-13-704.5 (1) Voting by persons not entitled to vote – penalty- Any person voting in any election provided by law knowing that he or she is not entitled to vote in such election commits a class 5 felony.
C.R.S. 1-13-707.5 Tampering with ballot box - Any person who willfully tampers with or who, except as provided by law, willfully breaks open any ballot box, including a drop-off box location receptacle, is guilty of a class 5 felony.
C.R.S. 1-13-709.5 Residence – false information – penalty- Any person who votes by knowingly giving false information regarding the elector’s place of present residence commits a class 5 felony.
C.R.S. 1-13-710 Voting twice – penalty - Any voter who votes more than once or, or offers to vote again in the state, or during a federal election, votes in this state and another state, shall be punished by a fine of not more than five thousand dollars or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than eighteen months, or both such fine and imprisonment.
The Logan County Clerk and Recorder will turn over evidence of any election offenses to the District Attorney’s office for investigation and prosecution.
Logan County Offices will be closed Monday, September 2, 2019 in observance of Labor Day.
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