Ballot issues are important A lot more is on the ballot this election besides the candidates. We’ll vote on a number of propositions and amendments to Colorado laws that impact our lives in a real …
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Ballot issues are important
A lot more is on the ballot this election besides the candidates. We’ll vote on a number of propositions and amendments to Colorado laws that impact our lives in a real way, often more than the candidates do. A lot of good or bad policy can be voted through via these ballot measures. Just as we educate ourselves on a candidate’s policies in determining our vote, we should research the ballot measures and seize the opportunity to vote on these influential topics.
Here are a few of the key ballot initiatives we can make our voice heard on this election:
Prop 113: National Popular Vote Referendum. Do we want to continue giving Colorado’s electoral votes to the candidate who wins the most votes in our state? If so, vote NO on this Prop. If we want to cede our Colorado votes to whomever the majority of the country votes for, then vote Yes.
Prop 116: Colorado Income Tax Rate Decrease. Do you want to keep more of your hard-earned money? If so, vote YES. If you don’t want to lower our state income tax rate than vote No.
Prop 117: Our state government often pushes through tax increases on us by imposing fees. Do we want more transparency on these fees and ability to approve them before they’re imposed? If so, vote Yes.
These and other ballot initiatives can impact our daily lives in a substantial way. Let’s educate ourselves on them and make our voices heard this election!
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