Colorado Death Penalty for Class 1 Felonies, Measure 2 (1974)

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Colorado Amendment 2 (1974) was a legislatively-referred state statute, regarding the death penalty, on the November, 1974 election ballot in Colorado, where it was approved.

Election results

Colorado Amendment 2 (1974)
Approveda Yes 451,403 61.1%

Election Results via: The Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Shall the death penalty be imposed upon persons convicted of class 1 felonies where certain mitigating circumstances are not present and certain aggravating circumstances are present?[1][2]

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  1. Colorado Legislative Council, "Ballot History"
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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