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Aurora officials support initiative to make it harder to amend Colorado constitution

By Rachel Sapin

March 23, 2016

The “Raise the Bar” initiative would make collecting those signatures more difficult by requiring that signatures come from 2 percent of registered voters in all of the state’s 35 Senate districts. The measure would also require a 55-percent majority in a statewide vote in order for the measure to pass instead of the 51-percent majority in place right now.

AURORA | Some of Aurora’s elected and business leaders are backing a ballot measure that would make it harder to amend the state constitution.

A ballot initiative known as “Raise the Bar, Protect our Constitution” wants ballot measures to be more representative of voters across the state, and not just a majority of voters along the Front Range.

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