On the ballot this year were several voter initiatives Coloradans weighed in on. We broke down some of the amendments and propositions relevant to Boulder voters — here are the results. Read about each proposal in our full voter guide here.
- Proposition 107 will pass with 63.7 percent of the vote, establishing primary voting to select presidential candidates in Colorado.
- Proposition 108 will pass with 52.2 percent of the vote, allowing unaffiliated voters to vote in the primary.
- Amendment 70 will pass with 54.8 percent of the vote, increasing the state minimum wage to $12 by 2020.
- Proposition 106 will pass with 65.4 percent of the vote, legalizing medical aid-in-dying.
- Amendment 69 will not pass after gaining only 20.4 percent of the vote; universal health care will not be implemented in Colorado.
- Amendment 71 will pass with 56.7 percent of the vote, making it more difficult to put state constitutional amendments on the ballot.
- Amendment 72 will not pass after gaining only 47 percent of the vote; tobacco taxes will not increase.
- Amendment T will not pass with 49.6 percent of the vote, ending involuntary servitude in Colorado’s prison system.
- City Issue 2H will win with 55.1 percent of the vote, placing a 2-cent-per-fluid-ounce tax on sweetened beverages.
Contact CU Independent Opinion Editor Emily McPeak at firstname.lastname@example.org.