A mail-in ballot. (Kai Casey/CU Independent File)

Election outcomes: Props 107 and 108 pass for primary elections; minimum wage will increase

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 emily.mcpeak@colorado.edu.

About Emily McPeak

Emily McPeak is an undergraduate student who writes about society and politics. She is studying journalism and political science.

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