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State of Colorado

Methods of Judicial Selection: Colorado

Removal of Judges

Colorado judges may be removed in one of two ways:
  • On the recommendation of the judicial discipline commission, the supreme court may remove, retire, suspend, censure, reprimand, or discipline a judge.

  • Judges may be impeached by a majority vote of the house of representatives and convicted by a two-thirds vote of the senate.

  • Judges are subject to recall election.