Colorado Prohibit Bussing to Schools Based on Race, Measure 8 (1974)

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The Colorado Prohibit Bussing to Schools Based on Race Amendment, also known as Measure 8, was on the November 4, 1974 ballot in Colorado as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure prohibited the bussing of students to schools for racial diversity purposes.[1]

Election results

Colorado Measure 8 (1974)
Approveda Yes 485,536 68.74%

Election results via: The Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

An amendment to section 8 article IX of the Constitution of the State of Colorado, to prohibit the assignment or the transportation of pupils to public educational institutions in order to achieve racial balance of pupils at such institution.[2]

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