Colorado Obsolete Constitutional Provisions, Referendum G (2006)

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Colorado Obsolete Constitutional Provisions Act, Referendum G was on the November 7, 2006 ballot in Colorado as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. It was approved.

Election results

Referendum G
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,092,293 76.08%
No343,49523.92%
Election results from Colorado Secretary of State Elections Department.

Text of measure

Ballot title

The official ballot title read:

Amendments to Articles XVII, XX, and XXIV of the Constitution of the state of Colorado, concerning the elimination of obsolete provisions of the state constitution.[1][2]

Support

Supporters argued that Referendum G was a worthwhile effort to update the constitution by deleting language that was outdated and not essential to understanding the constitution.[3]

Opposition

Opponents argued that all provisions of the constitution have historical significance. Removing provisions may diminish the historical character of the constitution and make research of constitutional provisions and state laws more difficult.[3]

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References

  1. Secretary of State elections office, 2006 Amendments and Referenda, accessed January 7, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. 3.0 3.1 2006 Colorado Blue Book