of the Colorado Constitution
precedes 27 articles and 1 section entitled "schedule," the latter listing official Colorado
governance from recognizances to the time frame in which laws remain valid.
- See also: Preambles to state constitutions
The constitution's preamble states:
|| We, the people of Colorado, with profound reverence for the Supreme Ruler of the Universe, in order to form a more independent and perfect government; establish justice; insure tranquility; provide for the common defense; promote the general welfare and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this constitution for the "State of Colorado."