Election Day Marks the latest chapter in a long, bitter and expensive debate that could have a ripple effect in other energy rich states.
Will the distance between oil and gas development and homes, rivers and schools increase by a factor of five? That's up to voters.
Various education and oil and gas groups spent upwards of $4 million to gather signatures and organize volunteers.
This will be the first time that voters across the state get a chance to weigh in on a potential oil and gas regulation.
At its heart, Amendment 74 would adjust how “takings claims” work under Colorado law.
Colorado Rising, Protect Colorado and the Colorado Farm Bureau are all seeking measures on the November 2018 ballot.
Some people call it harassment. Others say it’s fair game under the First Amendment.
Meanwhile, oppositional group Colorado Rising for Health and Safety has just $174,299.90 in cash on hand.
Two weeks after an Anadarko contribution, Protect Colorado spent $550,000 on signature gathering for the upcoming election.