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Colorado Voting Residency Requirements, Measure 5 (1970)

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The Colorado Voting Residency Requirements Amendment, also known as Measure 5, was on the November 3, 1970 ballot in Colorado as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided providing that no person shall be denied the right to vote in an election because of residence on land situated within Colorado that is under the jurisdiction of the United States.[1]

Election results

Colorado Measure 5 (1970)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 336,977 64.60%
No184,69435.40%

Election Results via: The Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

An amendment to article VII of the constitution of the State of Colorado, changing the residency qualification of electors, and providing that no person shall be denied the right to vote in an election because of residence on land situated within this state that is under the jurisdiction of the United States.

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