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Colorado Petitions, Initiative 13 (1996)

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Colorado Amendment 13, also known as the Petitions Act, was an initiated constitutional amendment on the November 5, 1996 election ballot in Colorado, where it was defeated.

Election results

Colorado Amendment 13 (1996)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No967,26668.93%
Yes 435,995 31.07%

Election Results via: The Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado Constitution concerning petitions, and, in connection therewith, changing initiative and referendum rights and procedures; extending petition powers to registered voters of all local governments; limiting initiative ballot titles to 100 words; limiting the annual number of newly enacted laws that governments may exclude for possible referendum petitions; establishing standards for review of filed petitions; requiring voter approval for future petition laws and rules and for changes to certain future voter-approved petitions; and authorizing lawsuits to enforce the amendment?[1]

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