Colorado Voters Approve Citizens United Ballot Measure - State and Federal Communications

November 7, 2012  •  

Colorado Voters Approve Citizens United Ballot Measure

Seal of ColoradoVoters overwhelmingly approved Amendment 65, a ballot measure that instructs the Colorado congressional delegation to propose, and the state legislature to ratify, an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to overturn Citizens United.

While the results are heralded by watchdog groups like Colorado Common Cause as a clear sign that Colorado voters want action on the issue of corporate political spending, the measure has no legal significance as it cannot force the state’s congressional delegation or legislature to take any action.

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