Adding/Amending a Registration

You can access the Notice of Candidate/Committee page to add or amend a Candidate affidavit or register a Committee.

Tasks

To access the Notice of Candidate/Committee page:

 

 

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Access the page from the left navigation menu to add a registration...

Click the committee registration link in the left navigation menu.

 

The Notice of Candidate/Committee page is displayed.

Access the page from the Home page to add a registration...

Click the committee registration button.

 

The Notice of Candidate/Committee page is displayed.

Access the page from the left navigation menu to add or amend an affidavit...

Click the candidate affidavit link in the left navigation menu.

 

The Notice of Candidate/Committee page is displayed.

Access the page from the Home page to add or amend an affidavit...

Click the candidate affidavit button.

 

The Notice of Candidate/Committee page is displayed.

 

To add an affidavit:

 

Note: Required fields are indicated by an asterisk * to the right of the label and must be completed.

 

  1. Perform the steps for Searching for a Candidate Affidavit.

 

  1. On the Notice of Candidate/Committee page, perform the following if you are adding an affidavit for a new Candidate:

 

    1. Type the Candidate's first name in the first name field.

 

    1. Type the Candidate's middle name in the middle name field.

 

    1. Type the Candidate's last name in the last name field.

 

    1. Select the Candidate's name suffix from the suffix drop-down list box (e.g., Jr., Sr.).

 

    1. Type the first line of the Candidate's physical address in the address field.

 

    1. Type the second line of the Candidate's physical address in the address2 field.

 

    1. Type the Candidate's physical city/town, state, and ZIP code in the city/town, state and zip code field.

 

    1. Type the Candidate's primary phone number with area code in the phone number field.

 

    1. Type the Candidate's fax number with area code in the fax number field.

 

    1. Perform one of the following:

 

If...

Then...

The Candidate's mailing address is the same as the Candidate's physical address...

Select the same as physical check box.

The Candidate's mailing address is not the same as the Candidate's physical address...

  1. Clear the same as physical check box if it's selected.

 

  1. Type the first line of the Candidate's mailing address in the address field.

 

  1. Type the second line of the Candidate's mailing address in the address2 field.

 

  1. Type the Candidate's mailing city/town, state, and ZIP code in the city/town, state and zip code field.

 

    1. Type the Candidate's alternate phone number with area code in the alternate phone number field.

 

    1. Type the URL for the Candidate's web site in the web address field (e.g., http://www.JohnDoe.org).

 

 

If...

Then...

The Candidate's jurisdiction is state...

Select the state radio button.

The Candidate's jurisdiction is county...

  1. Select the county radio button.

 

  1. Select the Candidate's county of jurisdiction from the county drop-down list box.

 

  1. If the Candidate filed an Accepted Voluntary Spending Limits form, select the accepted voluntary spending limits check box. Tip icon If the candidate did not file an Accepted Voluntary Spending Limits form, clear the accepted voluntary spending limits check box.

 

  1. Select the party that supports the Candidate from the party drop-down list box.

 

  1. Select the election in which the Candidate will be running from the election cycle drop-down list box.

 

  1. If you are adding an affidavit for a new Candidate, perform the following:

 

 

 

  1. Type the Candidate's email address in the email address field (e.g., jdoe@myprovider.com).

 

  1. Type an alternate email address for the Candidate in the alternate email 1 field.

 

  1. Type another alternate email address for the Candidate in the alternate email 2 field.

 

  1. To generate a scannable label, select the generate scan label check box. Tip icon If you don't want to generate a scannable label, clear the generate scan label check box.

 

  1. Click the save button to save the information. Tip icon To close the page without saving your changes, click the cancel button.

 

  1. Perform the following:

 

To...

Then...

Print the report...

  1. Click the click here to view report link.

 

The report is displayed in a separate window. Tip icon For options on viewing the report, refer to Using Report Viewer.

 

  1. Click the print icon .

 

The Print dialog box is displayed.

 

  1. Adjust the settings as necessary and click the ok button.

 

The output is sent to the specified printer and the Print dialog box is closed.

 

  1. Click the x in the upper right corner of the report window to close it.

Close the page...

Click the finished button.

 

The Colorado Campaign Finance Home page is displayed.

 

 

To amend an affidavit:

 

Note: Required fields are indicated by an asterisk * to the right of the label and must be completed.

 

  1. Make changes to the information as necessary.

 

  1. Click the submit button to save your changes. Tip icon To close the page without saving your changes, click the cancel button.Note icon If the affidavit is for a Candidate that has multiple affidavits, the current candidate record is not updated unless the affidavit is the most current one.

 

  1. Perform the following:

 

To...

Then...

Print the report...

  1. Click the click here to view report link.

 

The report is displayed in a separate window. Tip icon For options on viewing the report, refer to Using Report Viewer.

 

  1. Click the print icon .

 

The Print dialog box is displayed.

 

  1. Adjust the settings as necessary and click the ok button.

 

The output is sent to the specified printer and the Print dialog box is closed.

 

  1. Click the x in the upper right corner of the report window to close it.

Close the page...

Click the finished button.

 

The Colorado Campaign Finance Home page is displayed.

 

 

To add a registration:

 

Notes:

  • Required fields are indicated by an asterisk * to the right of the label and must be completed.

  • The fields displayed on the Notice of Candidate/Committee page are based on the Committee type you selected.

 

  1. In the Select Committee Type section, perform the following:

 

    1. Select the radio button that corresponds to the type of Committee you want to register. The available choices are:

 

 

    1. Click the next button. Tip icon To close the page without saving your changes, click the cancel button.

 

  1. In the Registration section, perform the following:

 

    1. Type the Committee's name in the committee name field.

 

    1. Type the first line of the Committee's physical address in the address field.

 

    1. Type the second line of the Committee's physical address in the address2 field.

 

    1. Type the Committee's physical city/town, state, and ZIP code in the city/town, state and zip code field.

 

    1. Type the Committee's primary phone number with area code in the phone number field.

 

    1. Type the Committee's fax number with area code in the fax number field.  

 

    1. Perform one of the following:

 

If...

Then...

The Committee's mailing address is the same as the Committee's physical address...

Select the same as physical check box.

The Committee's mailing address is not the same as the Committee's physical address...

  1. Clear the same as physical check box if it's selected.

 

  1. Type the first line of the Committee's mailing address in the address field.

 

  1. Type the second line of the Committee's mailing address in the address2 field.

 

  1. Type the Committee's mailing city/town, state, and ZIP code in the city/town, state and zip code field.

 

    1. Type the Committee's alternate phone number with area code in the alternate phone number field.

 

    1.  Type the URL for the Committee's web site in the web address field (e.g., http://www.JohnDoeforGovernor.org).

 

    1. Perform one of the following:

 

If...

Then...

The Committee is also registered with the Federal Election Committee (FEC)...

Select the federal radio button.

The Committee supports or opposes Candidates for state executive offices such as Governor, State Treasurer, District Attorney or State House and Senate, State Board of Education, CU Regent, RTD or the Committee supports or opposes statewide ballot issues or questions...

Select the state radio button.

The Committee supports or opposes Candidates for county office such as Clerk & Recorder, Assessor, Commissioner, local school board, special district or the Committee supports or opposes county level ballot issues and questions...

  1. Select the county radio button.

 

  1. Select the Committee's county of jurisdiction from the county drop-down list box. Note icon Refer to Campaign Finance Rules for specific information about selecting the appropriate jurisdiction.

 

    1. Type the purpose of the Committee and the Candidate supported in the purpose field. Note icon Be specific in describing the Committee’s purpose.

      A Candidate Committee shall identify the name of the Candidate and the specific elective office sought. A political Committee or small donor Committee must identify the types of Candidates being supported or opposed, such as party affiliation or public policy position and if known, specific Candidates being supported or opposed. Issue Committees should be a specific as possible in identifying the ballot issues or questions they choose to support or oppose and may not use generic phraseology once an issue they are supporting or opposing is known.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. In the Registered Agent section, perform the following:

 

    1. Type the Registered Agent's first name in the first name field.

 

    1. Type the Registered Agent's middle name in the middle name field.

 

    1. Type the Registered Agent's last name in the last name field.

 

    1. Select the Registered Agent's name suffix from the suffix drop-down list box.

 

    1. Type the Registered Agent's phone number with area code in the phone number field.

 

    1. Type the Registered Agent's alternate phone number with area code in the alternate phone number field.

 

    1. Type the Registered Agent's email address in the email address field (e.g., jdoe@myprovider.com).

 

    1. Type an alternate email address for the Registered Agent in the alternate email 1 field.

 

    1. Type another alternate email address for the Registered Agent in the alternate email 2 field.

 

  1. In the Designated Filing Agent section, perform the following:

 

 

 

 

 

  1. For an Independent Expenditure Committee, perform the following for each parent corporation, subsidiary corporation, or affiliated labor organization on whose behalf you are registering the Committee:

 

    1.  In the Parent, Subsidiary, DBA Names, and Other Associated Organizations section, select the radio button that corresponds to the type of parent corporation, subsidiary corporation, or affiliated labor organization.

 

    1. Type the name of the parent corporation, subsidiary corporation, or affiliated labor organization in the name field.

 

    1. Click the add to list button.

 

The parent corporation, subsidiary corporation, or affiliated labor organization is added to the data grid. Tip icon To remove a parent corporation, subsidiary corporation, or affiliated labor organization from the registration; click the corresponding remove link.

 

  1. Click the save button to save the information. Tip icon To close the page without saving your changes, click the cancel button.

 

The Committee Registration page is displayed. The Colorado Secretary of State’s office will review your registration and if approved, you will receive log on information by the next business day.

 

  1. Perform the following:

 

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Print the registration form...

  1. Click the click here to view report link.

 

The report is displayed in a separate window. Tip icon For options on viewing the form, refer to Using Report Viewer.

 

  1. Click the print icon .

 

The Print dialog box is displayed.

 

  1. Adjust the settings as necessary and click the ok button.

 

The output is sent to the specified printer and the Print dialog box is closed.

 

  1. Click the x in the upper right corner of the report window to close it.

Close the page...

Click the finished button.

 

The Colorado Campaign Finance Home page is displayed.

 

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