Ballot History
Year: 2006

Ballot Number: Amendment 40

Short Title: Term Limits for Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Judges

Ballot Title: An amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning term limits for appellate court judges, and, in connection therewith, reducing the terms of office for justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of appeals to four years, requiring appellate judges serving as of January 1, 2007, to stand for retention at the next general election, if eligible for another term, prohibiting an appellate judge from serving more than three terms, specifying that a provisional term constitutes a full term, and making any appellate judge who has served ten or more years at one court level ineligible for another term at that level.

Election Results:
Rejected

Votes For: 648,199 (42.9%)
Votes Against: 862,349 (57.1%)

Type of Change: Constitutional

Initiative/Referendum: Initiative

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