Colorado Referendum 2 (1982) was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, regarding denial of bail to persons accused of capitol offense or convicted of violent offense, on the November 2, 1982 election ballot in Colorado, where it was approved.
| Referendum 2|
| Yes|| 737,813|| 82.5%|
Election Results from: State Legislative Council, Ballot History
Text of measure
Language on the ballot:
|| An amendment to Section 19 of Article II of the Constitution of the State of Colorado, authorizing the denial of bail to persons accused of a capital offense when proof is evident or presumption is great. Persons convicted of a crime of violence who are awaiting sentencing for such conviction or appealing such conviction or in the following cases if a court finds that the proof is evident or presumption is great as to the crime alleged to have been committed and finds that the public would be placed in significant peril. A crime of violence alleged to have been committed while on conditional release from confinement or a crime of violence alleged to have been committed after two previous felony convictions or one such previous felony conviction if such conviction was for a crime of violence.