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Colorado Voter Approval for Taxes, Initiative 6 (1988)

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The Colorado Voter Approval for Taxes Initiative, also known as Initiative 6, was on the November 8, 1988 ballot in Colorado as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have required voter approval of certain increases in state and local government tax revenues; of restrictions in property, income, sales, and other taxes; and of limits on the rate of increase in state spending.[1]

Election results

Colorado Initiative 6 (1988)
Defeatedd No778,07557.81%
Yes 567,884 42.19%

Election Results via: Colorado State Legislative Council, Ballot History

Text of measure

See also: Colorado State Constitution, Article X

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 increases in state and local government tax revenues, to restrict property, income, sales, and other taxes, and to limit the rate of increase in state spending?[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.