Colorado Winter Olympic Games Funding and Tax, Measure 8 (1972)

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The Colorado Winter Olympic Games Funding and Tax Amendment, also known as Initiative 8, was on the November 7, 1972 ballot in Colorado as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure prohibited the state from levying taxes and appropriate or loaning funds for the 1976 Winter Olympic Games.[1]

Election results

Colorado Initiative 8 (1972)
Approveda Yes 514,228 59.44%

Election results via: The Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An Act to Amend Articles X and XI of the State Constitution to prohibit the State from levying taxes and appropriating or loaning funds for the purpose of aiding or furthering the 1976 Winter Olympic Games.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Colorado General Assembly, "Ballot Issue History," accessed January 14, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.