Colorado County Commissioner Vacancy, Measure 1 (1978)

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The Colorado County Commissioner Vacancy Act, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 7, 1978 ballot in Colorado as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure established a method for filling a vacancy in the position of county commissioner.[1]

Election results

Colorado Measure 1 (1978)
Approveda Yes 442,071 66.13%

Election Results via: The Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An amendment to Section 9 of Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of Colorado, providing that a vacancy in the office of the county commissioner shall be filled within ten days after the occurrence thereof by a vacancy committee or, if said committee fails to act within ten days, shall be filled by the governor within fifteen days after occurrence of the vacancy, and providing that the person appointed to fill a vacancy in the office of county commissioner shall be a member of the same political party, if any, as the vacating commissioner.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Colorado General Assembly, "Ballot Issue History," accessed January 17, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.