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Colorado Sheriff Qualifications, Referendum C (1996)

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The Colorado County Sheriffs Qualifications Referendum, also known as Referendum C, was on the November 5, 1996 ballot in Colorado as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the Colorado General Assembly to establish qualifications for the office of county sheriff.[1]

Election results

Colorado Referendum C (1996)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 754,339 56.10%
No590,40243.90%

Election Results via: The Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

See also: Colorado State Constitution, Article XIV

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

An amendment to article XIV of the constitution of the state of Colorado, concerning the office of county sheriff, and, in connection therewith, authorizing the general assembly to establish qualifications for the office of county sheriff.

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