Jerry Kopel

Constitutional Amendments and other Ballot Issues

4/11/2009. Constitutional Mini-Convention.

12/13/2008. Vote Trading. The constitutional ban on vote trading in the state legislature, and its implications for reciprocal withdrawal of ballot initiatives. Plus a tribute to Jean Tool.

8/1/2008. Referenda M & N.

7/27/08. Referendum O.

7/21/2008. 25 to 21. Changing the minimum age for state legislators.

12/8/2007. Doug Bruce Comes to Town. Plus, some ridiculous laws from the 19th century.

9/15/2007. Out of the Box. Fixing the initiative process.

2/17/2007. Whistleblower 2007. Plus Amendment 41.

2/8/2007. A new approach to Amendment 41.

10/26/2006. Election will Remove Obsolete Constitutional Provisions.

10/16/2006. Ballot Issues from 1972.

10/6/2006. Amendment 38 versus the State Legislature.

9/27/2006. Amendment 38 and the Blue Book.

9/9/2006. Review of Brad Young's new book on the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights.

6/16/2006. Special Session.

5/31/2006. Obsolete Constitutional Provisions.

4/25/2006. Initiatives and Referenda.

3/4/2006. XCel election.

11/6/2005. TABOR lawsuits.

6/8/2005 Blue Book.

Obsolete language

Teck concurrent resolution for 60% supermajority to amend state constitution

Changing the winner-take-all system for Colorado electoral votes

1/4/2002 Toss Out Moldy Statutes

10/4/2002 Obsolete sections Term limit controversy

10/18/2002 Sen. Andrews bamboozled on obsolete revision

3/24/2000 SCR 5 eliminates obsolete constitutional language

1/30/1998 Term Limit Amendment 12 is unconstitutional.

5/8/1998 Legislative initiative against marijuana proposal

5/22/1998 Legislative wrap-up.

8/30/1996 Referendum A, the 60 percent requirement for const. amendment

9/6/1996 Petition amendment is a rewrite of Bruce's 1994 attempt

9/20/1996 Parents amendment makes parents liable for children's torts


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