Colorado Voter Registration Amendment, Initiative 4 (1984)

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The Colorado Voter Registration Amendment, also known as Initiative 4 or the Motor Voter Act, was on the November 6, 1984 ballot as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure allowed for voter registration when applying for a driver's license. It also required that voters be registered 25 days before an election. It additionally provided for the moving of registered voters who do not vote in a general election or who appear to have moved from their registered address to an "inactive" list, and the measure allows this list to purged.[1]

Election results

Colorado Initiative 4 (1984)
Approveda Yes 705,725 61.18%

Election results via: Colorado State Legislative Council, Ballot History

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall an act be adopted to provide for additional voter registration of qualified electors applying for a driver's license; to allow voter registration up to 25 days before an election; to provide that registered electors not voting in one General Election will retain their registration, but may be placed on an "inactive" status if it appears they have moved from their address of registration; and to provide for the purging or making current of "inactive" voter registrations?[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.