Colorado Voter Qualification Amendment, Referendum 2 (1984)

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The Colorado Voter Qualification Amendment, also known as Referendum 2, was on the November 6, 1984 ballot in Colorado as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure established the requirement of voter registration in order to vote in a number of elections and to be able to sign several types of petitions.[1]

Election results

Colorado Referendum 2 (1984)
Approveda Yes 811,130 72.73%

Election Results via: Colorado State Legislative Council, Ballot History

Text of measure

See also: Colorado State Constitution, Article IV, Article XIV, Article XX and Article XXI

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An amendment to Articles IV, XIV, XX, and XXI of the Constitution of the State of Colorado, providing that a person must be a registered elector in order to vote for state elected executive officers, to vote for removal of a county seat, to vote on the striking off of county territory, to sign a petition for or to vote on county home rule, to vote on the formation, merger, election of members of governing bodies, and the functions of service authorities, to vote on a franchise relating to any street, alley or public place of a home rule city, to sign a petition for or to vote on municipal home rule, to sign a petition for or to vote on recall of state and local elective public officers, and applying to registered electors the percentage for determining the number of signatures on home rule petitions.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 'Colorado State Legislative Council, "Ballot History," accessed February 19, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.