Colorado Merit System for State Personnel, Measure 2 (1970)

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The Colorado Merit System for State Personnel Amendment, also known as Measure 2, was on the November 3, 1970 ballot in Colorado as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided for a merit system in the employment and retention of state personnel and granted preference to veterans in state employment.[1]

Election results

Colorado Referendum 2 (1970)
Approveda Yes 346,663 66.4%

Election Results via: The Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An amendment to article XII of the constitution of the State of Colorado, creating the Colorado state personnel system, providing therein for the application of the merit system of employment and retention of employees of the State of Colorado, and the granting of preference in employment to veterans.[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.