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A '''ballot question''' as it is defined by the [[Colorado Legislative Council]] is "a proposition which is in the form of a question meeting the requirements of [[Article X, Colorado Constitution#Section 20|Section 20 (3) (c) of article X of the state constitution]], but which does not refer to specific state legislation or a specific amendment to the state constitution."<ref>[http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/lcsstaff/research/Ballot_Hist_Defs.htm ''Digest of Initiated and Referred Constitutional and Statutory Amendments Since 1912'']</ref>
 
A '''ballot question''' as it is defined by the [[Colorado Legislative Council]] is "a proposition which is in the form of a question meeting the requirements of [[Article X, Colorado Constitution#Section 20|Section 20 (3) (c) of article X of the state constitution]], but which does not refer to specific state legislation or a specific amendment to the state constitution."<ref>[http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/lcsstaff/research/Ballot_Hist_Defs.htm ''Digest of Initiated and Referred Constitutional and Statutory Amendments Since 1912'']</ref>
  
The term in used to distinguish a certain type of [[ballot measure]] that is [[legislative referral|referred]] to the [[ballot]] by the [[Colorado State Legislature]] from two other types of referrals:
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The term in used to distinguish a certain type of [[ballot measure]] that is [[legislative referral|referred]] to the [[ballot]] by the [[Colorado General Assembly]] from two other types of referrals:
  
 
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Latest revision as of 09:39, 17 March 2012

A ballot question as it is defined by the Colorado Legislative Council is "a proposition which is in the form of a question meeting the requirements of Section 20 (3) (c) of article X of the state constitution, but which does not refer to specific state legislation or a specific amendment to the state constitution."[1]

The term in used to distinguish a certain type of ballot measure that is referred to the ballot by the Colorado General Assembly from two other types of referrals:

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