Colorado Amendment 42

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Amendment 42 was a ballot initiative, adopted by Colorado voters in November 2006, that amended Article XVIII of the Colorado Constitution to impose a minimum wage of $6.85 per hour, to be adjusted annually for inflation after 2007.[1] The amendment was approved by 53.3% of voters.[2]

The minimum wage in Colorado at the time of the election was $5.15 per hour.[3]

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  1. ^ Colorado Secretary of State Elections Center: Amendment 42
  2. ^ Colorado Secretary of State Official election results
  3. ^ U.S. Department of Labor