DENVER — Colorado voters rejected several ballot issues during Tuesday's election. Voters said "no" to stricter rules on new energy wells, and "no" to tax increases for highway construction and education. But some measures voters approved.
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Here are all of Colorado's ballot measures and how they fared:
Amendment 73 - Income Tax Increase for Schools [REJECTED]
Would have raised money to be spent exclusively on pre-primary, primary and secondary education.
Amendment 74 - Property Devaluation Award [REJECTED]
Would have required just compensation to property owners when government action reduces the fair market value of private property.
Amendment 75 - Expand Campaign Fund Limits [REJECTED]
Allows all candidates to collect five times the level of individual contributions currently authorized when another candidate in the same election loans or contributes at least $1 million to his or her own campaign.
Amendment A - Prohibit Slavery [PASSED]
A referred amendment to article II, section 26 of the Colorado Constitution which prohibits slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for the conviction of a crime. Amendment A eliminates that exception.
Amendment V - Reduce Assembly Age Minimum to 21 [REJECTED]
Lowers the age requirement from 25 to 21 to serve in the Colorado General Assembly.
Amendment W - Revise Judge Retention Vote --------
Changes the format of the ballot for judicial retention elections, and provides for one question for each type of court with the names of all of the judges or justices standing for retention.
Amendment X - Redefine Industrial Hemp [PASSED]
Changes the definition of industrial hemp from constitutional to statutory, and allows the use of the definition of industrial hemp found in federal law or in state statute.
- Congressional District Redistricting Commission [PASSED]
Creates the Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission to amend and approve congressional district maps drawn by a nonpartisan staff.
- General Assembly Redistricting Commission [PASSED]
Creates the Independent Legislative Redistricting Commission to amend and approve state legislative district maps drawn by the nonpartisan legislative staff following the census;
Proposition 109 - Bonds for Highway Projects [REJECTED]
Requires the state to borrow up to $3.5 billion in 2019 for construction, repair, and maintenance of up to 66 specific highway and bridge projects on a priority list developed by the Colorado Department of Transportation. The estimated cost of these projects is $5.6 billion.
Proposition 110 - Sales Tax for Transportation [REJECTED]
Increases the state's sales and use tax rate by .62% (6.2 cents for every $10) from 2.9% to 3.52% for 20 years beginning January 1, 2019.
Proposition 111 - Cap Payday Loan Costs [PASSED]
Lowers finance charges to no more than 36% annual percentage rate.
- Fuel Development Distance Minimum [REJECTED]
Would have required that new wells be at least 2,500 feet from occupied buildings and "vulnerable areas" such as parks, creeks and irrigation canals. It also would have allowed local governments to require even bigger buffer zones