Colorado Limited Gaming in Lower Downtown Denver, Initiative 9 (1992)

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The Colorado Limited Gaming in Lower Downtown Denver Initiative, also known as Initiative 9, was on the November 3, 1992 ballot in Colorado as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have permitted limited gaming in the Central Platte Valley area of Denver. A surtax on the proceeds of the gaming would have gone to the city and county of Denver.[1]

Election results

Colorado Initiative 9 (1992)
Defeatedd No1,200,33680.38%
Yes 292,961 19.62%

Election results via: Colorado State Legislative Council, Ballot History

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado Constitution to permit limited gaming in specified portions of the Central Platte Valley area of Denver, subject to existing limited gaming regulations; to impose a surtax on the proceeds of such limited gaming, payable to the City and County of Denver; to impose a transfer tax on real estate within the designated area and authorize the taxation of adjusted gross gaming proceeds, with revenues to be allocated among state and local governments according to a specified formula; and to prohibit future expansion of limited gaming in Denver or in Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Douglas, or Jefferson Counties?[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Colorado State Legislative Council, "Ballot History," accessed February 20, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.