Colorado Recall Expenses Reimbursement Amendment, Referendum 2 (1988)

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The Colorado Recall Expenses Reimbursement Amendment, also known as Referendum 2, was on the November 8, 1988 election ballot in Colorado as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed reimbursement of recall expenses from the state treasury only to state elective officers. It authorized the Colorado General Assembly to establish a protocol for state and local government reimbursements.[1]

Election results

Colorado Referendum 2 (1988)
Approveda Yes 645,002 53.93%

Election Results via: Colorado State Legislative Council, Ballot History

Text of measure

See also: Colorado State Constitution, Article XXI

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An amendment to Section 4 of Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of Colorado, making the provision on reimbursement of recall expenses from the state treasury applicable only to state elective officers, providing that the general assembly establish procedures for said reimbursement, and authorizing the general assembly to establish procedures for the reimbursement of recall expenses of local elective officers by local governmental entities.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Colorado State Legislative Council, "Ballot History," accessed February 19, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.