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Colorado Department Head Exempted from Personnel System, Measure 4 (1976)

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The Colorado Department Head Exempted from Personnel System Amendment, also known as Measure 4, was on the November 2, 1976 ballot in Colorado as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have exempted the heads of executive departments and various institutions from the state personnel system.[1]

Election results

Colorado Referendum 4 (1976)
Defeatedd No768,68776.37%
Yes 237,853 23.63%

Election Results via: The Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An Amendment to Section 13 of Article XII of the Constitution of the State of Colorado, to allow exemption by law from the state personnel system of the heads of divisions of principal departments in the Executive Department of the state, the heads of state correctional, mental, and mental retardation institutions, and the personal secretary to the executive director of each principal department.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Colorado General Assembly, "Ballot Issue History," accessed January 14, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.