Initiatives to the People

The following is a list of Initiatives to the People filed with the Office of the Secretary of State.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 1(Statewide Prohibition) Filed January 2, 1914. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 3.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 2(Eight Hour Law) Filed January 3, 1914. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 5.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 3(Statewide Prohibition) Filed January 8, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and approved by the following vote: For - 189,840 Against - 171,208. Act is now identified as Chapter 2, Laws of 1915.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 4(Drugless Healers) Filed January 13, 1914. No signatures petitions presented for checking

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 5(Eight Hour Law) Filed January 15, 1914. No signatures petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 6(Blue Sky Law) Filed January 30, 1914. Submitted to voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and rejected by the following vote: For - 142,017 Against - 147,298.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 7(Abolishing the Bureau of Inspection) Filed January 30, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and rejected by the following vote: For - 117,882 Against - 167,080.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 8(Abolishing Employment Offices) Filed January 30, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and approved by the following vote: For - 162,054 Against - 144,544. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1915.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 9(Injured Workmen) Filed January 29, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and rejected by the following vote: For - 143,738 Against - 154,166.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 10(Convict Labor Road Measure) Filed January 29, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and rejected by the following vote: For - 111,805 Against - 183,726.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 11(Fish code) Filed January 29, 1914. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1914 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 12(Abolishing the Tax Commission) Filed January 29, 1914. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1914 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 13(Eight Hour Law) Filed February 10, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and rejected by the following vote: For - 118,881 Against - 212,935.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 14(Legislative Reapportionment) Filed May 13, 1914. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 15(Fundamental Reform Act) Filed May 15, 1914. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 16(Legislative Reapportionment) Filed May 20, 1914. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 17(State Road Measure) Filed June 13, 1914. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 18(Brewers’ Hotel Bill) Filed December 14, 1914. This initiative was erroneously numbered since it was actually an Initiative to the Legislature. Now renumbered as Initiative to the Legislature No. 1A.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 19(Non-Partisan Election and Presidential Primary) Filed February 11, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 20(Injured Workmen) Filed February 11, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 21(Municipalities & Public Utilities) Filed February 11, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 22(Fisheries Code) Filed February 11, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 23(Politicians’ Code) Filed March 29, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 24(Brewers’ Bill) Filed April 20, 1916. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 7, 1916 and rejected by the following vote: For - 98,843 Against - 245,399.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 25(Repealing Statewide Prohibition) Filed May 11, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking. (Repealing Statewide Prohibition) Filed May 11, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 26(Making the State a Prohibition District) Filed October 13, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 27(Repealing Chapter 57, Laws of 1915, Relating to Regulation of Common Carriers) Filed October 13, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 28(Non-Partisan Elections) Filed October 26, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 29(Capitol Removal Bill) Filed November 27, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 30(Eight Hour Law) Filed January 9, 1918. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 31(Municipal Marketing Measure) Filed February 5, 1918. No signature petitions presented for checking. (Municipal Marketing Measure) Filed February 5, 1918. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 32(Picketing Measure) Filed February 5, 1918. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 33(Non-Partisan Elections and Presidential Primary) Filed February 5, 1918. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 34(Relating to Salmon Fishing) Filed February 8, 1918. No signature petitions presented for checking. (Relating to Salmon Fishing) Filed February 8, 1918. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 35(Repealing Chapter 174, Laws of 1919, Relating to Prevention of Criminal Syndicalism) Filed October 7, 1920. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 36(Municipal Marketing Measure) Filed November 16, 1920. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 37 (Relating to Ownership of Land by Aliens) Filed November 19, 1920. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 38(Repealing Chapter 209, Laws of 1907, Relating to the Nomination of Candidates for Public Office) Filed January 11, 1922. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 39(Repealing Chapter 138, Laws of 1913, Relating to the Initiative Procedure) Filed January 11, 1922. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 40(Repealing Chapter 174, Laws of 1921, Relating to the Poll Tax) Filed January 18, 1922. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 7, 1922 and approved by the following vote: For - 193,356 Against - 63,494. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1923.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 41(Non-Partisan Elections) Filed January 18, 1922. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 42 (Workmen’s Compensation Measure) Filed January 24, 1922. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 43(Relating to Injunctions in Labor Disputes) Filed January 24, 1922. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 44(Relating to Municipal Ownership) Filed January 28, 1922. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 45(Legislative Reapportionment) Filed February 14, 1922. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 46(“30-10” School Plan) Filed February 21, 1922. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 7, 1922 and rejected by the following vote: For - 99,150 Against - 150,114.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 47(Workmen’s Compensation Measure) Filed March 27, 1922. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 48(Compulsory School Attendance) Filed January 7, 1924. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 49(Compulsory School Attendance) Filed January 15, 1924. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 4, 1924 and rejected by the following vote: For - 158,922 Against - 221,500.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 50(Limitation of Taxation) Filed February 21, 1924. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 4, 1924 and rejected by the following vote: For - 128,677 Against - 211, 948.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 51(Pertaining to Salmon Fishing) Filed April 2, 1924. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 52(Electric Power Measure) Filed April 8, 1924. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 4, 1924 and rejected by the following vote: For - 139,492 Against - 217,393.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 53(Relating to Sanipractic) Filed February 4, 1926. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 54(State Commission to License and Regulate Horse-racing, Pool-selling, etc. - Pari-mutuel Measure) Filed February 5, 1926. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 55(Prohibiting Use of Purse Seines, Fish Traps, Fish Wheels, etc.) Filed February 16, 1928. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 56(Redistricting State for Legislative Purposes) Filed April 24, 1930. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 57.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 57(Redistricting State for Legislative Purposes) Filed April 25, 1930. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 4, 1930 and approved by the following vote: For - 116,436 Against - 115,641. Act is now identified as Chapter 2, Laws of 1931.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 58(Permanent Registration) Filed January 9, 1932. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 8, 1932 and approved by the following vote: For - 372,061 Against - 75,381. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1933.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 59(Tax Free Homes) Filed January 9, 1932. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 60(Licensing of Mercantile Establishments) Filed January 9, 1932. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 61(Relating to Intoxicating Liquors) Filed January 9, 1932. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 8, 1932 and approved by the following vote: For - 341,450 Against - 208,211. Act is now identified as Chapter 2, Laws of 1933.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 62(Creating Department of Game) Filed January 9, 1932. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 8, 1932 and approved by the following vote: For - 270,421 Against - 231,863. Act is now identified as Chapter 3, Laws of 1933.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 63(Exemption of Homes from Taxation) Filed January 9, 1932. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 64(Limits tax Levy on Real and Personal Property to 40 Mills) Filed January 9, 1932. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 8, 1932 and approved by the following vote: For - 303,384 Against - 190,619. Act is now identified as Chapter 4, Laws of 1933.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 65(Cascade Mountain Tunnel) Filed February 19, 1932. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 66(Scientific Birth Control) Filed February 26, 1932. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 67(Abolishes Excise Tax on Butter Substitutes) Filed March 7, 1932. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 68 (Unemployment Insurance) Filed March 21, 1932. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 69(Income Tax Measure) Filed March 22, 1932. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 8, 1932 and approved by the following vote: For - 322,919 Against - 136,983. Act is now identified as Chapter 5, Laws of 1933.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 70(Compulsory Military Training Prohibited) Filed April 4, 1932. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 71 (Liquor Control) Filed January 8, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 72(Distribution of Highway Funds) Filed January 8, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 73(Catching of Fish) Filed January 8, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 74(Tax Free Homes) Filed January 8, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 75(Unemployment Insurance) Filed January 19, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 76(Tax Free Homes) Filed January 22, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 77(Fish Traps and Fishing Regulations) Filed February 1, 1934. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 6, 1934 and approved by the following vote: For - 275,507 Against - 153,811. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1935.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 78(Distribution of Highway Funds) Filed February 9, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 79(Welfare, Old Age Pensions, Liquor Tax) Filed February 20, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 80(Liquor Control) Filed February 24, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 81(Liquor Control) Filed February 28, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 82(Fishing Regulations) Filed March 10, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 83(State Sale of Gasoline) Filed March 16, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 84(Blanket Primary) Filed March 17, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 85(State Fire Insurance) Filed March 17, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 86(State Fire Insurance) Filed March 21, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 87(Workmen’s Compensation) Filed March 22, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 88(Liquor Control) Filed March 24, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 89(One Man Grand Jury) Filed March 30, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 90(Criminal Appeals) Filed March 30, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 91(Regulating Motor Carriers) Filed March 31, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 92(Regulating Motor Carriers) Filed April 9, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 93(Distribution of Highway Funds) Filed May 10, 1934. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1934 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 94(40-Mill Tax Limit) Filed May 18, 1934. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 6, 1934 and approved by the following vote: For - 219,635 Against - 192,168. Act is now identified as Chapter 2, Laws of 1935.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 95(Liquor Control) Filed May 26, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 96(Repeal of Business and Occupation Tax) Filed June 4, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 97(Dog Racing) Filed June 7, 1934. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1934 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 98(Business and Occupation Tax) Filed January 4, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 99(Distribution of Highway Funds) Filed January 4, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 100(40 -Mill Tax Limit) Filed January 4, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 101(Civil Service) Filed January 14, 1936. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1936 and rejected by the following vote: For - 208,904 Against - 300,274.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 102(Creating “State Government Bank” Department) Filed January 21, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 103(Old Age Pension) Filed January 17, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 104(Tax on Gasoline) Filed February 27, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 105 (Relating to Gill Nets) Filed March 3, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 106(Voter’s Identification Certificate) Filed March 3, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 107(Tax on Gasoline) Filed March 7, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 108(40-Mill Tax Limit) Filed March 12, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 109(Admission of Sick to Hospitals) Filed March 14, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 110(Annuity for Crippled and Blind) Filed March 27, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 111(Admission of Sick to Hospitals) Filed April 8, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 112(Abolishing Compulsory Military Training) Filed April 9, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 113(Tax on Gasoline) Filed April 15, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 114(40-Mill Tax Limit) Filed April 21, 1936. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1936 and approved by the following vote: For - 417,641 Against - 120,478. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1937.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 115(Old Age Pension) Filed April 21, 1936. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1936 and rejected by the following vote: For - 153,551 Against - 354,162.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 116(Tax on Gasoline) Filed April 24, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 117(Production for Use) Filed May 1, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 118(Liens for Labor) Filed May 5, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 119(Production for Use) Filed May 9, 1936. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1936 and rejected by the following vote: For - 97,329 Against - 370,140

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 120(Tax on Gasoline) Filed May 11, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 121(Beer on Sunday) Filed May 14, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 122(Pertaining to Bribery and Grafting) Filed May 21, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 123(Business and Occupation Tax) Filed January 27, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 124(Distribution of Highway Funds) Filed February 9, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 125(Tax on Intoxicating Liquors) Filed February 15, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 126(Non-Partisan School Election) Filed February 24, 1938. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 8, 1938 and approved by the following vote: For - 293,202 Against - 153,142. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1939.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 127(Distribution of Highway Funds) Filed March 14, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 128(Civil Service) Filed March 14, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 129(40-Mill Tax Limit) Filed March 18, 1938. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 8, 1938 and approved by the following vote: For - 340,296 Against - 149,534. Act is now identified as Chapter 2, Laws of 1939.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 130 (Regulation of Labor Disputes) Filed April 6, 1938. Submitted to voters at the state general election held on November 8, 1938 and rejected by the following vote: For - 268,848 Against - 295,431.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 131(Civil Service) Filed April 7, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 132(Old Age Assistance) Filed April 12, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 133(Relating to Licensing Gambling) Filed April 15, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 134(Old Age Assistance) Filed April 19, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 135(40-Mill Tax Limit) Filed May 14, 1938. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1938 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 136(Relating to Retail Beer and Wine Licenses) Filed June 3, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 137(Relating to Gambling) Filed June 9, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 138(Relating to Gambling) Filed June 13, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 139(P. U. D. Bonds) Filed January 5, 1940. Submitted to voters at the state general election held on November 5, 1940 and rejected by the following vote: For - 253,318 Against - 362,508.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 140(Liquor Control) Filed January 9, 1940. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 141(Old Age Pension) Filed January 11, 1940. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 5, 1940 and approved by the following vote: For - 358,009 Against - 258,819. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1941.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 142(Chain Store Tax) Filed January 16, 1940. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 143(Relating to State Sale of Gas and Oil) Filed February 2, 1940. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 144(Unicameral legislature) Filed February 23, 1940. Withdrawn. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 147.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 145(Government Reorganization) Filed March 18, 1940. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 146(Relating to Sabbath Breaking) Filed March 22, 1940. No signature petitions presented for checking

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 147(Unicameral Legislature) Filed April 9, 1940. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 148(Liquor Control) Filed May 18, 1940. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 149(Anti-Subversive Activities) Filed May 23, 1940. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 150(Intoxicating Liquor Sold by the Drink) Filed January 3, 1942. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 151(Old Age Assistance) Filed January 3, 1942. Submitted to voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1942 and rejected by the following vote: For - 160,084 Against - 225,027.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 152(Creating State Elective Offices of Director of Labor and Industries, Director of Social Security and Director of Agriculture) Filed January 27, 1942. No signature petitions presented for checking

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 153(Reconstitution of Board of State Land Commissioners) Filed February 24, 1942. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 154(After Discharge Benefits to Persons in the Armed Forces) Filed April 28, 1942. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 155(Washington Employment Peace Act) Filed January 10, 1944. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 156(Liberalization of Old Age Assistance Laws) Filed February 19, 1944. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 157.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 157(Liberalization of Old Age Assistance Laws) Filed March 3, 1944. Submitted to the voters at the state general election November 7, 1944 and rejected by the following vote: For - 240,565 Against - 403,756.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 158(Liberalization of Old Age Assistance Laws by the Townsend Clubs of Washington) Filed March 28, 1944. Submitted to the voters at the state general election November 7, 1944 and rejected by the following vote: For - 184,405 Against - 437,502.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 159(Increase of Injured Workmen’s Compensation) Filed January 5, 1946. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1946 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 160(Increase of Injured Workmen’s Compensation) Filed January 5, 1946. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 161(Changing Form of General Election Ballot to Conform with Primary Election Ballot) Filed January 5, 1946. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 162(Prohibiting the Governor from Employing Members of the Legislature During the Term for which He has been Elected) Filed January 5, 1946. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 163(Prohibiting the Sale of Beer or Wine by any Person other than the State of Washington) Filed January 9, 1946. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1946 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 164(Prohibiting the Sale of Fortified Wines) Filed February 26, 1946. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 165(Providing for the Sale of Liquor by the Drink) Filed March 1, 1946. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1946 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 166(Relating to Public Utility Districts) Filed April 24, 1946. Signature petitions filed June 29, 1946. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 5, 1946 and rejected by the following vote: For - 220,239 Against - 367,836.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 167(Providing for Liquor by the Drink at Licensed Establishments) Filed January 2, 1948. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1948 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 168(Providing Liquor by the Drink for Consumption on Premises where Sold) Filed January 2, 1948. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 169(Providing Bonus to Veterans of World War II) Filed January 2, 1948. Signature petitions filed July 9, 1948 and found sufficient. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 2, 1948 and approved by the following vote: For - 438,518 Against - 337,410. However, State Supreme Court ruled measure unconstitutional February 4, 1949. As a consequence a similar measure was passed into law by the 1949 Legislature (Chapter 180, Laws of 1949.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 170(Relating to Liberalization of Social Security Laws) Filed January 13, 1948. Measure refiled as Initiative Measure no. 172.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 171(Providing Liquor by the Drink with Certain Restrictions) Filed January 19, 1948. Signature petitions filed July 7, 1948 and found sufficient. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 2, 1948 and approved by the following vote: For - 416,227 Against - 373,418. Act is now identified as Chapter 5, Laws of 1949.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 172(Relating to Liberalization of Social Security Laws) Filed February 26, 1948. Signature petitions filed July 9, 1948 and found sufficient. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 2, 1948 and approved by the following vote: For - 420,751 Against - 352,642. Act is now identified as Chapter 6, Laws of 1949.