Colorado Voter Approval for Revenue Increases, Initiative 1 (1990)

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The Colorado Voter Approval for Revenue Increases Initiative, also known as Initiative 1, was on the November 6, 1990 ballot in Colorado as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have required voter approval for certain state and local government revenue increases, for restrictions of property, income, and other taxes, for limitations on the rate of increase in state spending, for changes in property valuation and assessment laws and for initiative and referendum elections and for the mailing of information to registered voters.[1]

Election results

Colorado Initiative 1 (1990)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No516,53451.07%
Yes 494,934 48.93%

Election Results via: Colorado State Legislative Council, Ballot History

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall there be an amendment to Article X of the Colorado Constitution to require voter approval for certain state and local government revenue increases: to restrict property, income, and other taxes; to limit the rate of increase in state spending; to change property valuation and assessment laws; and to provide for additional initiative and referendum elections and for the mailing of information to registered voters?[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.