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Colorado Property Tax Limitation, Measure 5 (1966)

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The Colorado Property Tax Limitation Amendment, also known as Measure 5, was on the November 8, 1966 ballot in Colorado as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have established a maximum limit on property taxes and exempted personal property from taxation over ten years.[1]

Election results

Colorado Issue 5 (1966)
Defeatedd No386,65068.45%
Yes 178,245 31.55%

Election results via: The Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

An Amendment to Article X of the Constitution of the State of Colorado concerning the General Property Tax, establishing a maximum limitation on annual taxation of property and gradually exempting from taxation over a ten-year period certain personal property.[3]

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  1. Colorado General Assembly, "Ballot Issue History," accessed January 9, 2013
  2. Colorado Legislative History, "Ballot History," accessed January 13, 2014
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.