ARTICLE I. NAME
The name of this organization is the Humanity Party of Colorado.
ARTICLE II. ORGANIZATION
The Humanity Party of Colorado shall be divided into the following levels: State, Counties, Congressional Districts, Judicial Districts, State Senatorial and State Representative Districts, precincts and election districts, all of which shall be geographically the same as such political units now or hereafter established by law.
ARTICLE III. MISSION
- It is the mission of this founding chapter of the Humanity Party to restore the original purpose to government, TO PROMOTE THE GENERAL WELFARE, and to help all its citizens to thrive.
- It is our mission to see that everyone has access to a job that will provide an adequate wage to secure a home, food, heat.
- It is our mission to see that everyone has access to the best medical care and medicine that modern science and the medical profession can provide.
- It is our mission to protect workers and consumers and residents from poisons in the workplace, in consumer products, and in the environment; everyone has a right to life.
ARTICLE IV. PRINCIPLES
- Membership is open to everyone of integrity who agrees with and is willing to work for the fulfillment of our mission.
- We will be the party of integrity, and as such we will not accept any donations from for-profit corporations.
- We will work with all individuals and political parties to achieve the general welfare.
- We will not participate in any slanderous campaign behavior, nor will we permit any such campaigning on our behalf.
- We will not permit any slanderous campaign behavior against our candidates.
- We will not accept funding from any organization that conceals its donors’ identities.
ARTICLE V. OFFICERS
- Any meeting to elect party officers shall be held at a time and place specified by the State Chair. All state affiliates shall be notified at least 15 days prior to the meeting; time and place of the meeting shall be published in a newspaper of statewide circulation at least 15 days prior to the meeting.
- Any Humanity Party member in good standing shall be eligible to hold any state party office.
- Party officers shall be elected by a majority vote for a term of two years.
- Self-nomination is allowed, and no second is required.
ARTICLE VI. DELEGATES
- No longer than ninety days after the organization of the party’s state central committee, the committee shall adopt in its bylaws or rules its general guidelines and regulations for all county matters. Such bylaws or rules shall establish a procedure for the selection of delegates to any party assembly that is consistent with party practice. The method for choosing or allocating delegates shall be uniform among the counties.
- The number of delegates to assemblies/conventions shall be determined by the appropriate central committee. The formula used must conform to national and state delegate and affirmative action plans. Central committees may delegate their powers to executive committees. Counties shall make their determination before precinct caucuses are held, with the numbers to be announced at said caucuses.
- The assembly/convention shall consist of delegates and alternates selected by Humanity Party electors at precinct caucus. The persons receiving the highest number of votes at the precinct caucus shall be the delegates to the county assembly from the precinct. If two or more candidates receive an equal number of votes for the last available place in the election of delegates to county assemblies at the precinct caucuses, the delegate shall be determined by lot by the candidates.
- Any assembly/convention to elect delegates shall be held at a time and place specified by the State Chair. All state affiliates shall be notified at least 15 days prior to the meeting; time and place of the meeting shall be published in a newspaper of statewide circulation at least 15 days prior to the assembly/convention.
ARTICLE VII. CANDIDATES
- Selection of candidates for primary election will be performed in accordance with CRS 1-4-601.
- Candidates for each office to be filled in the ensuing general election will be chosen by an assembly of members within its jurisdiction, following the same precepts as the election of delegates. Candidates will then petition onto the ballot in accordance with CRS 1-4-802.
- Any assembly/convention to nominate candidates for a general election shall be held at a time and place specified by the State Chair. All state affiliates shall be notified at least 15 days prior to the meeting; time and place of the meeting shall be published in a newspaper of statewide circulation at least 15 days prior to the assembly/convention.