Colorado Retention Elections of Justices and Judges Amendment (2014)

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A Colorado Retention Elections of Justices and Judges Amendment may appear on the November 4, 2014 ballot in Colorado as an initiated constitutional amendment. The measure, if approved, would increase the number of "Yes" votes required for a justice or judge to be retained in office from a simple majority to a two-thirds majority starting with the November 4, 2014 election.[1][2]

The measure, if approved, would amend Section 25 of Article VI of the Colorado Constitution.[2]

Text of measure

Ballot title and submission clause

If the measure appears on the ballot, it will read as:[1]

Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution increasing the number of "Yes" votes required for a justice or judge to be retained in office from a simple majority to a two-thirds majority in the November 4, 2014, general election, and in every election thereafter?[3]

Constitutional changes

The measure, if approved, would amend Section 25 of Article VI of the Colorado Constitution. The full text of the proposed amended language can be read here.

Support

  • Chris Forsyth, proponent
  • Laurie Forsyth, proponent

Path to the ballot

See also: Laws governing the initiative process in Colorado & Amending the Colorado Constitution

Supporters must gather 86,105 valid signatures by Monday, August 4 at 3:00 PM for the measure to appear on the ballot.

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