We already know six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from defining “industrial hemp” to lowering the required age for state lawmakers and removing language about slavery from the state Constitution, among others. But there are also several more proposed measures— from limiting drilling and payday loans to compensating property owners if the government limits fracking— that could still make it on the ballot if supporters have persuaded enough voters to sign petitions for them. The deadline to turn those petitions in is today, Aug. 6. Campaigns that have been out trying to collect enough of the 98,492 valid signatures needed to get their question on the ballot are dropping off boxes of petitions at the Secretary of State’s office. A state agency will review the signatures and let the groups know if they met the legal threshold sometime within the next month. Because of a successful 2016 ballot measure to limit ballot measures, campaigns must gather signatures in all 35 Senate districts instead of just along the populous Front Range if they want to try and change the state’s Constitution. Any measure to do that also must pass with at least 55 percent of the vote. Otherwise, if… Read full this story
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