The Colorado Public Official Salary Change During Term Amendment, also known as Measure 5, was on the November 7, 1972 ballot in Colorado as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure would have remove the prohibition against changing the salary of certain state and county officers during their terms of office.
| Colorado Measure 5 (1972)|
|Yes|| 233,678|| 29.04%|
Election Results via: The Colorado Legislative Council
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|| An Amendment to Article V of the Constitution of the State of Colorado, removing the prohibition against increasing or decreasing compensation of certain state and county officers during the term of office to which they have been elected or appointed.