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As of December 30, 2017, one statewide ballot measure was certified for the ballot in Colorado on November 6, 2018.

Age Qualification for General Assemble Members Amendment

Reduces are qualification for legislative members from 25 to 21

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The Colorado Age Qualification for General Assembly Members Amendment is on the ballot in Colorado as a legislatively referred constitutional amendment on November 6, 2018.


A "yes" vote
supports this amendment to reduce the age qualification from 25 to 21 for citizens to be members of the state House of Representatives or state Senate.

A "no" vote
opposes this amendment to reduce the age qualification from 25 to 21 for citizens to be members of the state House of Representatives or state Senate.


Due to the passage of Amendment 71 in 2016, a 55 percent vote at the ballot box is required to pass this amendment. In 2008, voters rejected Referendum L, a similar amendment designed to reduce the age qualification from 25 to 21 for electors to be members of the legislature. The vote was 46.5 percent in support to 53.5 percent against.