Both of Colorado’s anti-fracking initiatives fail to make the ballot

Two ballot measures aimed at giving Colorado communities more control over oil and gas drilling failed to collect enough valid signatures to qualify for the November ballot, Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced this morning.

Ballot initiatives require 98,492 valid signatures from registered Colorado voters to qualify. Initiative 75, which sought to give local governments the authority to limit or ban oil and gas development, turned in 107,232 signatures.

Click here to read the article on The Colorado Independent.