Colorado 1912 ballot measures
- This was the first year that initiative & referendum was enabled in Colorado.
- Fourteen measures were defeated.
- Eight measures were approved.
- Twelve measures were initiated state statutes.
- Ten measures were initiated constitutional amendments.
On the ballot
|Measure 1||Prohibition||Statewide prohibition on alcohol|
|CISS||Measure 2||Prohibition||Enforcement of prohibition through search and seizure|
|CISS||Measure 3||Labor||8-hour workday for women|
|CISS||Measure 4||Business Regulation||Regulation of public service corporations|
|CISS||Measure 5||Admin. of gov't.||Establish a state fair|
|Measure 6||Immigration||Special funds for state immigration bureau|
|CISS||Measure 7||Administration of Government||Reduce publishing costs associated with constitutional amendments|
|Measure 8||Admin. of gov't.||Home rule to cities and towns|
|Measure 9||Admin. of gov't.||Laws governing recall of politicians|
|CISS||Measure 10||Elections||Amending election laws|
|Measure 11||Administration of Government||Proposal to hold special elections for I&R measures|
|Measure 12||Court Definition||Definition of contempt of court|
|Measure 13||New Court||Establish court to deal with public utilities|
|CISS||Measure 14||Elections||Amend election law to create a "headless ballot"|
|Measure 15||Education||Popular control of schools|
|Measure 16||Juvenile Court||Create juvenile courts in cities, counties over 100,000|
|CISS||Measure 17||Welfare||Aid to dependent children|
|CISS||Measure 18||Administration of Government||Amendment of civil service law|
|CISS||Measure 19||Labor||Eight hour work day for miners and other underground laborers|
|CISS||Measure 20||Transportation||Funds for state highway commission|
|Measure 21||Transportation||Bonds for state highways|
|CISS||Measure 22||Transportation||Construction of tunnel through James Peak|
- List of Colorado ballot measures
- Procedures for qualifying an initiative in Colorado
- Laws governing the initiative process in Colorado
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Colorado
State of Colorado
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