The idea is to find strong statistical evidence that the election outcome was the correct one.
Colorado Secretary of State
About 1.18 million Coloradans cast ballots in 2017. Less than 1 percent of them did that the old school way, marking ballots at polling place.
Some 25,000 Coloradans have registered or re-registered to vote since June.
The original request had been on hold pending a court case. The U.S. District Court in D.C. has denied the motion made by the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
“My job is to follow the law,” Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams tells Colorado Matters.
Voters' names and addresses will be given to the White House commission. Dates of birth and social security numbers won't be.
"We will provide publicly available information," Wayne Williams says, but not Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, or full dates of birth.
In the race are two congressman, a former state treasurer, a former state senator and a businessman, among others.
Wayne Williams says the state's voting system has not been targeted by Russian hackers, and he stands by the election results.
Weld County discovered the forgery when Curtis’ ex-wife called the county after she moved to South Carolina to get information on voting.