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1-4-202. United States senators

Overview of Statute

A United States senator is elected in the general election every sixth year starting in 1984, and the other every sixth year starting in 1986.

Statute

At the general election in 1984 and every six years thereafter, one United States senator shall be elected for the next term; and, at the general election in 1986 and every six years thereafter, one United States senator shall be elected for the next term.

 

Source: L. 80: Entire article R&RE, p. 322, § 1, effective January 1, 1981.L. 92: Entire part amended, p. 673, § 4, effective January 1, 1993.

Editor’s note: This section is similar to former § 1-16-104 as it existed prior to 1980.
 
ANNOTATION

Law reviews. For article, “The Constitutionality of Term Limitation”, see 19 Colo. Law. 2193 (1990).
Definition [United States]

Used in the territorial sense, means the several states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, and any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. C.R.S. § 1-8.3-102.

Definition [State]

A state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. C.R.S. § 1-8.3-102.

Definition [Election]

Any election under the “Uniform Election Code of 1992” or the “Colorado Municipal Election Code of 1965”, article 10 of title 31, C.R.S. C.R.S. § 1-7.5-103.