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Colorado County Officials Salary Amendment, Referendum 5 (1976)

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The Colorado County Officials Salary Amendment, also known as Measure 5, was on the November 2, 1976 ballot in Colorado as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have empowered County Commissioners to set the compensations of county elected officials and prohibited an increase or decrease in salary during a term in office.[1]

Election results

Colorado Measure 5 (1974)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No629,13662.57%
Yes 376,386 37.43%

Election Results via: The Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An Amendment to Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of Colorado, allowing County Commissioners to set the compensation of county elected officials and prohibiting an increase or decrease in salary during a term of office in accordance with the Constitution of the State of Colorado.[2][3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Colorado General Assembly, "Ballot Issue History," accessed January 14, 2013
  2. "State Legislative Council," "Ballot History"
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.