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Measure Details

Campaign Contributions from Certain Government Contractors

Colorado Ballot Measure - Amendment 54

Election: General Nov. 4, 2008 (General)
Outcome: Pending

Categories:
Campaign Finance and Elections

Summary

Amendment 54 proposes amending the Colorado Constitution to: - prohibit certain government contractors from contributing to a political party or candidate for the contract's duration and two years thereafter; - prohibit contributors to ballot issue campaigns from entering into certain government contracts relating to the ballot issue; - apply the prohibitions on campaign contributions and ballot issue contracts to any contractor with a government contract or contracts that does not use a public and competitive bidding process soliciting at least three bids and with a total value greater than $100,000 in a single year; and - apply the prohibitions on campaign contributions and ballot issue contracts to a labor organization holding a collective bargaining agreement with a state or local government.

Measure Text

“Contract holder” means any non-governmental party to a sole source government contract, including persons that control ten percent or more shares or interests in that party; or that party’s officers, directors or trustees; or in the case of collective bargaining agreements, the labor organization and any political committee created or controlled by the labor organization.

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