CO Elections Results: The issues
Know before you vote. Use the following links to research all the issues on the Eagle County ballot.
UPDATED: 9:15 AM
- Amendment A (Civil rights and Constitutional language) — Repeals a constitutional exception on the ban of slavery that allowed for slavery and involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime. ( 65% Yes, 35% No)
- Amendment V (Legislature) — Reduces age qualification for legislative members from 25 to 21. (34.5% Yes, 65.5% No)
- Amendment W (Elections and campaigns) — Shortens language on the Colorado ballot regarding judicial retention by consolidating questions. (53.2% Yes, 46.8% No)
- Amendment X (Marijuana) — Changes the definition of industrial hemp from a constitutional definition to a statutory definition. (60.8% Yes, 39.2% No)
- Amendments Y (Redistricting measures) — Establishes an independent commission for congressional redistricting. (71.3% Yes, 28.7% No)
- Amendments Z (Redistricting measures) — Establishes an independent commission for congressional redistricting. (70.9% Yes, 29.1% No)
- Amendment 73 (Taxes and Education) – Increases corporate and personal income taxes on the state’s highest earners and raise $1.6 billion in education funding. (43.9% Yes, 56.1% No)
- Amendment 74 – Deals with compensation for property owners whose property values have been negatively affected by laws or regulations. (46.7% Yes, 53.3% No)
- Amendment 75 (Campaign finance) – Attempts to cut the campaign spending advantage held by wealthy candidates. (34% Yes, 66% No)
- Proposition 109 (Bond issues and Transportation issues) — Authorizes bonds for transportation projects without raising taxes. (39% Yes, 61% No)
- Proposition 110 (Taxes, Bonds, and Transportation) – Seeks to raise the state sales tax rate by 0.62 percent from 2.9 percent to 3.52 to help authorize $6 billion in bonds up front to fund transportation projects. (40.2% Yes, 59.8% No)
- Proposition 111 (Banking) — Restricts the charges on payday loans to a yearly rate of 36 percent and eliminate all other finance charges and fees associated with payday lending. (76.6% Yes, 23.4% No)
- Proposition 112 (Fracking) — Mandates that new oil and gas development projects, including fracking, be a minimum distance of 2,500 feet from occupied buildings and other areas designated as vulnerable. (42.5% Yes, 57.5% No)
Local ballot measures
- Gypsum fire (75.6% Yes, 24.4% No)
- Greater Eagle fire (68.6% Yes, 31.4% No)
- Open space tax renewal – (81.1% Yes, 18.9% No)
- CMC Gallagher issue (72.3 % Yes, 27.7 % No)
- Avon tobacco age- 76.1% Yes, 23.9% No)
- Minturn use tax (71.2% yes, 28.8% no)
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