Colorado 2006 citizen initiatives

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This table shows all citizen-initiatives that sought to make Colorado's 2006 ballot. This list does not include measures that were filed but then withdrawn or adandoned by their sponsors. Only seven of the 28 measures that attempted to make the ballot were put before voters in November 2006. Of the seven measures that made the ballot, three were approved by the voters.

For a chart of all the ballot measures for 2006, including legislatively-referred measures, go to Colorado 2006 ballot measures.

2006 Election Results

Type Title Subject Description Outcome
CICA Petition Amendment Initiative and Referendum Rules Would expand ability of citizens to propose laws; modify current procedures; limit ability of governing bodies to change, enact, or repeal citizen-initiated measures; limit the number of measures government may exempt from voter challenge Defeated
CICA School Budget Amendment School District Spending Would require each school district to spend at least 65% of operating budget on specific items, require than any district spending less increase its percentage by 2% per year until 65% is reached, and provide for a 1-year waiver of requirement Defeated
CICA Term Limits for Judges Amendment Term limits Would limit number of terms for Supreme Court justices and appellate court judges, reduce term of Supreme Court justices from 10 to 4 years and appellate court judges from 8 to 4 years, require appellate court judges who have already served 10 years or more to leave their position in Jan. 2009, allow appellate court judges still eligible for another term to appear on the Nov. 2008 ballot for retention Defeated
CICA Standards of Conduct in Government Amendment Elected Official Ethics Rules Would prohibit elected officials or their immediate family members from accepting gifts and restricts former elected officials from working as a paid lobbyist for two years after leaving office Approved
CICA Minimum Wage Amendment Minimum Wage Would increase the minimum wage and provide for it to be adjusted annually based on the Consumer Price Index Approved
CICA Marriage Amendment Marriage Would define a valid marriage as being only a union of one man and one woman Approved
CSS Marijuana Initiative Marijuana Possession Would legalize possession of less than one ounce of marijuana for persons age 21 or older Defeated
CICA Initiative 10: State Spending Limit Initiative State Spending Limit Would repeal TABOR spending limits Title setting denied, single-subject violation
CICA Initiative 11: Amendment Repeal Initiative Repeal Amendment 23 Would repeal Amendment 23 of Colorado Constitution Title set, petition form submitted but never approved
CICA Initiative 12: Funding Requirements Initiative Amendment 23 Funding Requirements Would effect Amendment 23 funding requirements Title set, petition form submitted but never approved
CICA Initiative 22: Committee Contributions Initiative 1 Issue Committee Contributions - Title set, petition form submitted but never approved
CICA Initiative 29: TABOR Initiative 1 Expiration of TABOR issues Petition form approved, but signatures not submitted by deadline
CICA Initiative 30: Tax Cuts Initiative 1 Tax Cuts - Title setting denied, single-subject violation
CICA Initiative 39: Tax Cuts Initiative 2 Tax Cuts - Title set, but petition form was never submitted
CICA Initiative 50: Committee Contributions Initiative 2 Issue committee contributions - Petition form approved, but signatures not submitted by deadline
CICA Initiative 51: TABOR Initiative 2 Expiration of TABOR issues - Petition form approved, but signatures not submitted by deadline
CICA Initiative 55: Immigrant Benefits Initiative Benefits to illegal immigrants - Petition form approved, but signatures not submitted by deadline
CICA Initiative 64: Property Condemnation Initiative Condemnation of private property - Petition form approved, but signatures not submitted by deadline
CICA Initiative 65: No Nukes Initiative Nuclear weapons Would prohibit nuclear weapons in Colorado Title set, but petition form was never submitted
CICA Initiative 73: Committee Contributions Initiative 3 Issue committee contributions - Petition form approved, but signatures not submitted by deadline
CICA Initiative 80: Abortion Initiative Abortion Regarding abortion of a viable fetus Petition form approved, but signatures not submitted by deadline
CICA Initiative 84: Gas Tax Initiative Severance Tax Regarding oil and gas severance tax Petition form approved, but signatures not submitted by deadline
CICA Initiative 88: English Initiative Teaching of English language - Petition form approved, but signatures not submitted by deadline
CICA Initiative 102: Repeal Smoking Ban Initiative Repeal of Smoking Ban Repeal of new anti-smoking law Title setting denied, failure to satify requirements from Review & Comment Hearing
CICA Initiative 109: No Partnerships Initiative Domestic Partnerships Prohibit domestic partnerships Petition form approved, but signatures not submitted by deadline
CICA Initiative 117: Tax for Schools Initiative Severance Tax Raise severance tax to fund public school buildings Title setting denied, single-subject violation
CICA Initiative 123: Wage Deductions Initiative Wage Deductions Wage deductions for political purposes Petition form approved, but signatures not submitted by deadline
CICA Initiative 125: Mineral Initiative Mining Procedure Damages for mineral extraction Petition form approved, but signatures not submitted by deadline

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