Colorado

Apr 5, 2010 11:49 AM by Bea Karnes, News First 5

Colorado communities to hold local elections

Colorado voters are going to the polls on Tuesday for local elections to decide issues such as sales taxes and term limits.

The Colorado Municipal League says voters in at least 134 cities and towns will be voting on candidates and local ballot measures.

Nine cities and towns have sales or use tax measures on the ballot including Woodland Park, Buena Vista, De Beque, Fruita, Garden City, Haxtun, Moffat, Morrison and New Castle.

Fruita proposes to impose a 5 percent sales tax on the sale of medical marijuana. If the measure passes, Fruita will be the first city in the state to impose a tax on that product.

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