Colorado Municipality Franchise Amendment, Referendum 3 (1986)

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The Colorado Municipality Franchise Amendment, also known as, Referendum 3, was on the November 6, 1986 election ballot in Colorado as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure established that any franchise granted by a home rule municipality is subject to initiative and referendum. It amended Section 4, Article XX of the Colorado State Constitution which relates to the city of Denver.[1]

Election results

Colorado Referendum 3 (1986)
Approveda Yes 455,053 53.42%

Election Results via: Colorado State Legislative Council, Ballot History

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An amendment to section 4 of article XX of the Constitution of the State of Colorado, making any franchise granted by a home rule municipality subject to the initiative and referendum.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Colorado State Legislative Council, "Ballot History," accessed February 19, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.