Colorado 1976 ballot measures
- One measure was a legislatively-referred state statute.
- Three measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Three measures were initiated state statutes.
- Three measures were initiated constitutional amendments.
- Two measures were approved and eight were defeated.
On the ballot
|LRSS||Measure 1||Gaming||Authorizes sweepstakes races||
|Measure 2||Taxes||Permits the classification of motor vehicles for the purposes of taxation||
|Measure 3||Nuclear||Requires a two-thirds vote in the legislature for the approval of any nuclear power plant||
|Measure 4||Labor||Exempts the heads of executive departments and various institutions from the state personnel system||
|Measure 5||Gov't Salaries||Empowers County Commissioners to set the compensations of county elected officials||
|Measure 6||Civil Rights||Repeals constitutional language that provides for equality of rights on account of sex||
|CISS||Measure 7||Taxes||Exempts food products from taxes, repeals the food sales tax credit and enacts a severance tax and corporate income tax to offset any revenues lost||
|CISS||Measure 8||Environment||Requires a minimum deposit refund value for beverage containers||
|CISS||Measure 9||Admin of Gov't||Creates a Department of Public Counselor to represent consumers of public utilities||
|Measure 10||Elections||Requires voter approval for all new or increased taxes||