Colorado 1940 ballot measures
- Four measures were initiated constitutional amendments.
- One measure was an initiated state statute.
- All five measures were defeated.
On the ballot
|Issue 1||Taxes||Imposes an ad valorem tax on all intangible property in the state||
|CISS||Issue 2||Gambling||Establishes a racing commission, legalized horse and dog racing and allocates revenues from such races to the counties||
|Issue 3||Environment||Establishes a Game and Fish Commission and limits game and fish revenues to the conservation of the state’s wildlife resources||
|Issue 4||Taxes||Levies an income tax and requires that revenue derived from the income tax replace property taxes||
|Issue 5||Pension||Provides for a pension of $30 per month to residents of the state over 65 years old||