Coloradans in November could be deciding whether to allow local governments to ban oil-and-gas development, triple the taxes on a pack of cigarettes and require county clerks to send unaffiliated voters ballots for Republican and Democratic candidates during the primary election.
The following five citizen measures were turned in before the deadline:
• Local government authority to regulate oil-and-gas development: No. 75.
• Mandatory setback for oil/gas development: No. 78.
• New cigarette and tobacco taxes: No. 143.
• Primary elections: No. 98.
• Presidential primary election: No. 140.
The backers of the following measures earlier turned in their signature petitions and are awaiting to hear whether they made the ballot:
• State minimum wage: No. 101.
• Medical aid in dying: No. 145.
• Requirements for constitutional amendments: No. 96.
Backers of Amendment 69 were informed last November they had collected enough valid signatures to put what is known as "ColoradoCare" before the voters.
Also on the ballot are two measures referred by the Colorado General Assembly: Amendment T, regarding servitude, and Amendment U, regarding property taxes.
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