Colorado 1956 ballot measures
- Three measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Two measure were initiated constitutional amendments.
- Three measures were approved and two were defeated.
On the ballot
|Measure 1||Term limits||provided for four-year long terms for executive state officers|
|Measure 2||Taxes||Exempts from taxation household furnishings and personal effects|
|Measure 3||Civil Service||Provides for the employment and tenure in the state classified civil service on the basis of merit|
|Measure 4||Redistricting||Apportions the General Assembly|
|Measure 5||Pension||Establishes a monthly allocation of $100 to old age pension recipients, adjusts the pension amount to increased living costs and provides for a stabilization fund and medical fund|
State of Colorado
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Commissioner of Education | Commissioner of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Executive Director of Natural Resources | Executive Director of Labor and Employment | Chair of Public Utilities |