Colorado Amendment 58

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Amendment 58 was a proposed initiative on the Colorado ballot of 2008 regarding Colorado's severance tax. It was turned down by 57.9% of the voters.[1]

Effect[edit]

The initiative stated that Amendment 58 would:

Conflict with Amendment 52[edit]

Both Amendment 58 and 52 regard the handling of Colorado's use of the severance tax. While 58 would pour more money into college scholarships and natural resources, 52 would redirect the money into improving I-70.

Results[edit]

Amendment 58[3]
Choice Votes %
Referendum failed No 1,306,732 58.05
Yes 944,158 41.95
Total votes 2,250,890 100.00

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://projects.rockymountainnews.com/pages/news/politics/elections/results/colorado-issue.html[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Colorado Blue Book. Notice of Election to Increase Taxes on a Citizen Petition. 2008 STATE BALLOT INFORMATION BOOKLET and Recommendations on Retention of Judges Legislative Council of the Colorado General Assembly Research Publication No. 576-1 Archived 2008-10-10 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Canvass Results - General Election 2008". Secretary of State of Colorado. Archived from the original on 2009-04-30. Retrieved 2009-06-24.