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Colorado Property Annexation by Counties and Cities, Measure 1 (1974)

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The Colorado Property Annexation by Counties and Cities Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 4, 1974 ballot in Colorado as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure prohibited the "striking off" of any territory from a county without first submitting the question to a vote of the qualified electors of the county.[1]

Election results

Colorado Measure 1 (1974)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 409,174 58.35%
No292,04041.65%

Election results via: The Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

An act to amend Articles XIV and XX of the Constitution of the State of Colorado, concerning the annexation of property by a County or City and County, and prohibiting the striking off of any territory from a County without first submitting the question to a vote of the qualified electors of the County and without an affirmative vote of the majority of those electors.

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