A Colorado Prison Spending Authorization Referendum, also known as Referendum A, was on the November 7, 1995 ballot in Colorado as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have allowed the state to incur financial obligations for the confinement and maintenance of juvenile or adult state prisoners in non-state facilities for up to ten years through contracts or agreements.
| Colorado Referendum A (1995)|
|Yes|| 291,736|| 45.11%|
Election results via: Colorado State Legislative Council, Ballot History
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|| Shall the state be authorized to enter into financial obligations that are part of contracts or agreements for the confinement and maintenance of juvenile or adult state prisoners in nonstate facilities for up to ten years?