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Denver Voters Approve Initiative Requiring Any Future Olympic Bid To Pass A Referendum First

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Voters in Denver, Colorado Tuesday overwhelmingly approved Initiative 302 – a new municipal ordinance that gives taxpayers a decisive voice before the city ever pursues a bid to host an Olympic Games.  Just minutes after the polls closed, proponents of the initiative claimed victory. With most of the votes counted at 9:00 pm local time, […]

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With Salt Lake basically already set as the next American winter host, we probably won't talk about a Denver bid for a very long time anyway.

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Non-story.  Salt Lake will be the U.S. Winter Olympic host.  Denver has no shot of hosting anything for at least the next 20 years

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SLC will be the American host for the Winter Olympics, just like LA is for the summer ones. The only possible way anywhere else might ever do it is if the regional bids & hosts of future years inspire them to join Lake Placid & New York or Boston as an Italian-style dual hosting. 

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1 hour ago, yoshi said:

SLC will be the American host for the Winter Olympics, just like LA is for the summer ones. The only possible way anywhere else might ever do it is if the regional bids & hosts of future years inspire them to join Lake Placid & New York or Boston as an Italian-style dual hosting. 

"Ever" is a long time.  LA got this one and Salt Lake will undoubtedly get theirs.  Wouldn't assume they'll get it again 20 or 30 or 40+ years down the road.

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