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Jena Griswold

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Colorado
Secretary of State
Jena Griswold

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Results for Proposed Initiative #96

Ballot Title Setting Board
2015-2016

The title as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

An amendment to the Colorado constitution making it more difficult to amend the Colorado constitution by requiring that any petition for a citizen-initiated constitutional amendment be signed by at least two percent of the registered electors who reside in each state senate district for the amendment to be placed on the ballot and increasing the percentage of votes needed to pass any proposed constitutional amendment from a majority to at least fifty-five percent of the votes cast, unless the proposed constitutional amendment only repeals, in whole or in part, any provision of the constitution.

The ballot title and submission clause as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution making it more difficult to amend the Colorado constitution by requiring that any petition for a citizen-initiated constitutional amendment be signed by at least two percent of the registered electors who reside in each state senate district for the amendment to be placed on the ballot and increasing the percentage of votes needed to pass any proposed constitutional amendment from a majority to at least fifty-five percent of the votes cast, unless the proposed constitutional amendment only repeals, in whole or in part, any provision of the constitution?

Hearing March 2, 2016

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 10:24 AM.

Rehearing March 16, 2016

Motions for Rehearing granted only to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles; denied in all other respects.
Hearing adjourned 2:39 PM.

* Unofficially captioned “Requirements for Initiated Constitutional Amendments" by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.