Colorado Voting Age and Residency Requirements Reduction, Measure 4 (1970)

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The Colorado Voting Age and Residency Requirements Reduction Amendment, also known as Measure 4, was on the November 3, 1970 ballot in Colorado as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would haver reduced the minimum age and residency requirements for voting.[1]

Election results

Colorado Measure 4 (1970)
Defeatedd No291,85854.81%
Yes 240,622 45.19%

Election Results via: The Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An amendment to article VII of the constitution of the State of Colorado, reducing the minimum age and residency requirements of electors and extending the right to vote for candidates for the United States Senate and House of Representatives and providing that electors shall have all the rights, privileges, liabilities, responsibilities, and duties of adults, as provided by law.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 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.