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Ballot Set for 2018 Election

All six citizen-led initiatives have made the ballot. Four are statutory changes —
  • A setback measure for oil and gas would mandate that new oil and gas development, including fracking, be a minimum distance of 2,500 feet from occupied buildings and other areas designated as “vulnerable.”
  • Payday loans would restrict the charges on payday loans to a yearly rate of 36 percent and would eliminate all other finance charges and fees associated with payday lending.
  • A transportation measure that would increase sales tax
  • Another transportation measure that would authorize bonds.
  • changes campaign-finance limitations
Two are constitutional amendments —
  • One amendment requires that property owners be compensated for any reduction in property value caused by state laws or regulations.
  • The other amendment boosts income taxes to raise money for education.
Also on the ballot are six measures referred by the Colorado General Assembly:
Friday is the last day for proponents to withdraw their measures. Next Monday, Sept. 10, is when the ballot will be officially certified and be assigned numbers.