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|Established|| August 01, 1876|
|Disbanded|| Still Active |
|Last Modified||RBH March 12, 2019 11:30pm|
|Description||The Colorado State Senate has 35 members from single-member districts. Senators serve four-year terms and are term limited to serving two consecutive terms in office, but may run again after a four-year break. Salary is currently $30,000 per year plus a per diem. |
Terms and sessions start no later than the second Wednesday in January.
Term Limits: two consecutive four year terms in the Senate
Original Constitution prior to Amendments
Article 5, Section 3 - Senators terms are 4 yearss
Article 5, Section 5 - Two Classes of Senators in the first Session. One Class shall be elected for 2 years, the other Class shall be elected for 4 years.