Colorado Manitou Springs Gambling, Amendment 13 (1994)

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The Colorado Manitou Springs Gambling Amendment, also known as Amendment 13, was a initiated constitutional amendment in Colorado which was defeated on the ballot on November 8, 1994.

This amendment sought to modify the Colorado Constitution to allow slot machines in Manitou Springs.[1]

Election results

Colorado Amendment 13 (1994)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No1,007,55791.72%
Yes 90,936 8.28%

Election results via: Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Shall there be an amendment to Article XVIII of the Colorado Constitution to give certain governmental entities the option to place slot machines in public airports without a local vote; to legalize limited gaming in certain areas of the City of Manitou Springs without a local vote; to limit the maximum tax on the proceeds of limited gaming in Manitou Springs to 15%; to limit the total number of limited gaming devices or tables in Manitou Springs to 10,000; to allocate tax and fee revenues from limited gaming in Manitou Springs and from airport slot machine operations; and to exempt gaming revenues from the limitations of Article X, Section 20 of the state constitution (the 1992 "Amendment 1")?[2][3]

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  1. Colorado Legislative Council, "Ballot Issue History"
  2. El Paso County, Colorado, "Official Sample Ballot for General Election"
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.