Car Impoundment Measure Aimed At Illegal Immigrants Flops In Denver

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

A ballot initiative requiring police to impound the vehicles of drivers without valid licenses failed tonight after more than two-thirds of voters opposed it, the Denver Post is reporting.

All but one Denver city councilperson had asked voters to reject the Initiative 300 last month, saying it would cost the city as much as $1.6 million annually and was aimed at punishing illegal immigrants.

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