Colorado 1972 ballot measures
- One measure was a legislatively-referred state statute.
- Four measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Three measures were initiated state statutes.
- Four measures were initiated constitutional amendments.
- Five measures were approved and seven were defeated.
On the ballot
|LRSS||Measure 1||Gambling||Authorizes the conduct of sweepstakes races|
|Measure 2||Education||Creates a state student loan program|
|Measure 3||Civil Rights||States that equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged on account of sex|
|Measure 4||Education||Changes the size and election laws relating to the Colorado University of Colorado Board of Regents|
|Measure 5||Gov't Salaries||Removes the prohibition against changing the salary of certain state and county officers during their terms of office|
|Measure 6||Gambling||Allows for a privately operated lottery|
|Measure 7||Taxes||Creates a maximum annual tax limit of 1 1/2% of the actual value of property|
|Measure 8||Taxes||Prohibits the state from levying taxes and appropriating or loaning funds for 1976 Winter Olympic Games|
|CISS||Measure 9||Gov't Acc||Requires public officials to disclose their private interests and lobbyists to register and provide periodic informational statement and creates open meeting laws|
|CISS||Measure 10||Utilities||Defines "just and reasonable" rates for public utilities, creates state regulation agency and requires financial disclosure|
|CISS||Measure 11||Insurance||Establishes a system of compulsory insurance and compensation for victims of motor vehicle accidents.|
|Measure 12||Taxes||Limits property taxes to fund schools and sales and service taxes|
State of Colorado
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Commissioner of Education | Commissioner of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Executive Director of Natural Resources | Executive Director of Labor and Employment | Chair of Public Utilities |