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.
| Colorado Measure 5 (1974)|
|Yes|| 376,386|| 37.43%|
Election Results via: The Colorado Legislative Council
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|| 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.