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Running A Ballot Campaign. HCAC Legislative Session Kickoff December 5, 2009 Ellen Brilliant. General Phases of a Ballot Campaign. Phase I Viability Research and Key Relationship Development Phase II Infrastructure Issue Committee, Coalition & the Measure Phase III On the Ground

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running a ballot campaign

Running A Ballot Campaign

HCAC Legislative Session Kickoff

December 5, 2009

Ellen Brilliant

general phases of a ballot campaign
General Phases of a Ballot Campaign

Phase I Viability

Research and Key Relationship Development

Phase II Infrastructure

Issue Committee, Coalition & the Measure

Phase IIIOn the Ground

Signature Gathering & Petition Collection

Phase IVIn the Streets

Money, Message, Field

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Phase I: Viability

Research & Key Relationship Development

  • Ask: Is this the only way to do this?
  • Define your “win” vision
  • Determine general public awareness & appetite
  • Evaluate fund raising potential & devise strategy
  • Meet with allies, potential partners, elected officials
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Phase I: Viability

Research & Key Relationship Development

  • Amendment (State Constitution):

Referendum (referred by GA)  e.g “Amdt P” Initiative (initiated by people)  e.g “Amdt 60”

  • Proposition (Colorado Revised Statute):

Referendum (referred by GA)  e.g “Prop AA”

Initiative (initiated by people)  e.g “Prop 101”

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Phase II: Infrastructure

Issue Committee, Coalition, and the Measure

  • Meet with lawyer
  • File as an Issue Committee
  • Review SOS requirements and deadlines
  • Establish Coalition
    • Executive Committee
    • Steering Committee
    • SubCmte (money, message, field)
    • Staff
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Phase II: Infrastructure

Issue Committee, Coalition, and the Measure

Citizen Initiated Process

  • Step 1: Legislative Council Submission and Review
  • Step 2: SOS and Title Setting Board
  • Step 3: Petition Format
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Phase III: On the Ground

Signature Gathering and Petition Collection

  • 76,000
  • Paid vs. Volunteers

c) HB 09-1326

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Phase IV: In the Streets

Money, Message, Field

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Phase IV: In the Streets

Money, Message, Field

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Phase IV: In the Streets

Money, Message, Field

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Resources

Colorado General Assembly

Ballot Issues

http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CGA-LegislativeCouncil/CLC/1200536134742

Colorado Secretary of State

Elections Division

http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/main.htm