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12 measures appeared on the [[Colorado]] ballot in 2000. Seven of them passed, and five were defeated.
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{{pt1}} [[Colorado 2001 ballot measures|2001]] {{pt2}} [[Colorado 1999 ballot measures|1999]] {{pt3}}'''Twelve statewide ballot propositions''' were on the [[2000 ballot measures#Colorado|2000 ballot]] in [[Colorado]].
 
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*Seven passed, while five were defeated.
==2000 Election Results==
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*Six measures were proposed through the [[Laws governing the initiative process in Colorado|initiative process]].
 
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*Six measures were [[legislative referral]]s.
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==On the ballot==
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|[[Initiated constitutional amendment|CICA]] || [[Colorado Marijuana Act (2000)]] || [[Marijuana initiatives|Medical Marijuana]] || Allows patients diagnosed with a serious or chronic illness and their care-givers to legally possess marijuana for medical purposes || {{ap}}
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|[[Initiated constitutional amendment|CICA]] || [[Colorado Tax Cuts Act (2000)]] || [[Tax limitation initiatives|Taxes]] || Cuts the taxes which fund certain basic local and state services by $25 per year including property, income, utility, and vehicle taxes || {{d}}
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|[[Initiated state statute|ISS]] || [[Colorado Background Checks at Gun Shows Act (2000)]] || [[Firearm initiatives|Firearms]] || Requires background checks if any part of a gun purchase takes place at a gun show with the exception of antique guns || {{ap}}
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|[[Initiated constitutional amendment|CICA]] || [[Colorado Funding for Public Schools Act (2000)]] || [[Education initiatives|Education]] || Sets a minimum increase in funding || {{ap}}
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|[[Initiated constitutional amendment|CICA]] || [[Colorado Voter Approval of Growth Act (2000)]] || [[Ballot measures about the environment|Environmental Reform]] || Requires voter approval of maps, called "growth area maps," that identify areas for future development in counties, cities, and towns of a certain population || {{d}}
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|[[Initiated state statute|ISS]] || [[Colorado Consent to Abortion Act (2000)]] || [[Abortion-related ballot measures|Abortion]] || Requires a doctor and licensed health care or mental health care professional working with a doctor to present specific information to a woman before an abortion || {{d}}
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|[[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[Colorado Tax Reduction Act for Senior Citizens (2000)]] || [[Tax limitation initiatives|Taxes]] || Reduces [[property tax]]es for qualified senior citizens by exempting up to one-half, but not to exceed $100,000, of the value of a home from [[property tax]]ation || {{ap}}
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|[[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[Colorado Reapportionment Timetable Act (2000)]] || [[Ballot measures about state legislatures|Reapportionment]] || Permanently changes reapportionment timetable by moving up the start of the legislative reapportionment process to April 15th || {{ap}}
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|[[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[Colorado County Surveyors Act (2000)]] || [[Administration of government ballot initiatives|Administration of Government]] || Adds the option of appointing a county surveyor to the existing requirement that surveyors be elected || {{d}}
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|[[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[Colorado Outdated Constitutional Provisions Act (2000)]] || [[Administration of government ballot initiatives|Outdated Language]] || Strikes references to one-time events that have already occurred and to public offices that no longer exist || {{ap}}
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|[[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[Colorado Multi-State Lotteries Act (2000)]] || [[Gambling initiatives|Gaming]] || Makes multi-state lotteries legal in Colorado || {{ap}}
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|[[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[Colorado Math and Science Grants Act (2000)]] || [[Education initiatives|Education]] || Allows the state to keep and spend the first $50 million in excess of the state's constitutional revenue limit for each of the next five years (up to $250 million total) || {{d}}
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
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* [[2000 ballot measures]]
 
* [[List of Colorado ballot measures]]
 
* [[List of Colorado ballot measures]]
 
* [[Procedures for qualifying an initiative in Colorado]]
 
* [[Procedures for qualifying an initiative in Colorado]]
 
* [[Laws governing the initiative process in Colorado]]
 
* [[Laws governing the initiative process in Colorado]]
 
* [[History of Initiative & Referendum in Colorado]]
 
* [[History of Initiative & Referendum in Colorado]]
 
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* [[Colorado General Assembly]]
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* [[List of ballot measures by state]]
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
  
 
* [http://www.iandrinstitute.org/New%20IRI%20Website%20Info/I&R%20Research%20and%20History/I&R%20at%20the%20Statewide%20Level/Usage%20history/Colorado.pdf I&R Institute ballot measure database for Colorado]
 
* [http://www.iandrinstitute.org/New%20IRI%20Website%20Info/I&R%20Research%20and%20History/I&R%20at%20the%20Statewide%20Level/Usage%20history/Colorado.pdf I&R Institute ballot measure database for Colorado]
* [http://www.ncsl.org/programs/legismgt/elect/dbintro.htm National Conference of State Legislatures]
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* [http://www.elections.colorado.gov/Default.aspx?PageMenuID=1440 Colorado Election Results, 2000]
 
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Revision as of 09:39, 17 March 2012

2001
1999
Twelve statewide ballot propositions were on the 2000 ballot in Colorado.

On the ballot

November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Initiative 20 Marijuana Allows legal possession of marijuana for medical purposes Approveda
CICA Initiative 21 Taxes Cuts taxes by $25 per year including property, income, utility, and vehicle taxes Defeatedd
CISS Initiative 22 Civil rights Requires background checks for gun purchases at a gun show Approveda
CICA Initiative 23 Education Sets a minimum increase in funding Approveda
CICA Initiative 24 Local Gov't Requires voter approval of "growth area maps" Defeatedd
CISS Initiative 25 Abortion Requires medical professionals to offer information before an abortion Defeatedd
LRCA Referendum A Taxes Reduces property taxes for qualified senior citizens Approveda
LRCA Referendum B Redistricting Permanently changes reapportionment timetable Approveda
LRCA Referendum C Elections Adds the option of appointing a county surveyor Defeatedd
LRCA Referendum D Constitutions Removes references to past one-time events and to public offices that no longer exist Approveda
LRSS Referendum E Gambling Makes multi-state lotteries legal in Colorado Approveda
LRSS Referendum F Education Allows state to keep and spend some excess of constitutional revenue limit for educational grants for a temporary period Defeatedd

See also

Colorado

External links