Adams County Commissioners Increase Referendum 1 (November 2012)

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An Adams County Commissioners Increase Referendum was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Adams County, which is in Colorado, where it was approved.

This referendum has two parts.

The first part increased the number of County Commissioners from three to five.

As the first part was approved, the second part offered voters three options for the way in which this increase could happen.

  • Option 1): Three members of the Board resident in three districts and two others all voted for at large in the County.
  • Option 2): Three members resident in three districts, voted for only by the districts in which they are residents, and two commissioners voted for at large in the whole County.
  • Option 3): All five commissioners to be residents of districts in the County and all five voted for by the whole County, what was chosen and approved by voters.[1]


Election results

Adams County Referendum 1 Part A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 88788 57.18%
No6649642.82%
Referendum 1 Part B
Options: Votes %
Option 1 19,390 14.25%
Option 2 38,420 28.25%
Approveda Option 3 78,213 57.50%

Election results from Adams County, Unofficial Election Results Summary


Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the membership of the Adams County Board of Commissioners be increased from a three member board to a five member board?

Yes No

If the membership of the Adams County Board of Commissioners is increased from a three member board to a five member board, by what method shall the Adams County Board of Commissioners be elected?

(Vote for One)


  • Three commissioners resident in districts to be elected by the voters of the whole county and two commissioners to be elected by the voters of the whole county.


  • Three commissioners resident in districts to be elected only by voters resident in the district and two commissioners to be elected by the voters of the whole county.


  • Five commissioners resident in districts to be elected by the voters of the whole county.[1][2]


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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sample Ballot from Adams County
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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