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November 1966 General

House Joint Resolution 39
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes56988974.67%
No19329925.33%
Ballot Title:
Shall Article VIII, section 3 of state constitution, requiring the publication, in a newpaper in each county for three months prior to the election, of the text of any law to be voted upon by the people authorizing state debts, be amended so as to require only that notice of the law be published at least four times during the four weeks preceding the election in every legal newspaper in the state?
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House Joint Resolution 7
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes66149775.86%
No21055324.14%
Ballot Title:
Shall Article VII of the state constitution be amended to authorize the legislature to grant relief from property taxes on real property owned and occupied as a residence by retired persons, subject to such restrictions and conditions as the legislature may establish, including but not limited to level of income and length of residence?
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Initiative to the People 226
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes40370043.98%
No51428156.02%
Ballot Title:
An Act relating to revenue and taxation and providing for the allocation and distribution of one-tenth of the state collected retail sales tax and use tax revenues to cities and towns to provide for public safety, law enforcement, fire protection, public health, and for park and recreation services.
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Initiative to the People 229
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes60409664.40%
No33397235.60%
Ballot Title:
An Act repealing an existing statute which declares it to be a crime (misdemeanor) for any person, on the first day of the week (Sunday) to promote any noisy or boisterous sport or amusement; conduct or carry on all but certain designated trades or manufacturing activities; or open any drinking saloon; or sell or offer for sale any except certain designated items of personal property.
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Initiative to the People 233
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes59101563.48%
No33997836.52%
Ballot Title:
An act regarding train crew requirements in the railroad industry; repealing a statute which prohibits operating freight trains having twenty-five or more cars with a crew of less than six, or light engines with a crew of less than three, outside yard limits and where more than two trains per day operate over the same line or part thereof; prohibiting the state from preventing railroads from manning freight trains in accordance with collective bargaining agreements or any national or other settlement of train crew size; and declaring that the size of passenger train crews shall not be affected thereby.
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Referendum Bill 14
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes58370566.93%
No28835733.07%
Ballot Title:
An Act Authorizing the issuance and sale of state general obligation bonds in the sum of $16,500,000; providing for payment of the bonds from unpleged retail sales tax revenues or other means authorized by the legislature; appropriating proceeds therefrom for state matching funds for constructing public school plant facilities; and authorizing the State Board of Education to make certain contingent allocations of funds for public school construction.
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Referendum Bill 15
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes59771569.37%
No26390230.63%
Ballot Title:
An act authorizing the issuance and sale of state general obligation bonds in the sum of $40,575,000; appropriating proceeds therfrom to finance certain specified capital improvements for the state institutions of higher education, the department of institutions, the department of natural resources, and other state agencies; and providing for payment of the bonds from unpledged retail sales tax revenue or other means authorized by the legislature.
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Referendum Bill 16
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes41663052.01%
No38446647.99%
Ballot Title:
An act relating to congressional districts, revising and redefining the boundaries of the first, second, third, fourth, sixth and seventh United States congressional districts of the State of Washington, allocating to each such district one representative in the congress of the United States; and repealing existing congressional districting and apportionment laws in conflict therewith.
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Senate Joint Resolution 22, Part 1
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes60236073.21%
No22039526.79%
Ballot Title:
Shall Article IX, section 3, of the state constitution be amended to establish a common school construction fund to be used to finance common school construction, with funds to be derived from (1) certain proceeds from timber and other crops from school and state lands, (2) certain interest, rentals and revenues from the permanent common school fund and from lands devoted to the permanent common school fund, and (3) such other sources as the legislature may provide?
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Senate Joint Resolution 25
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes41506453.57%
No35971446.43%
Ballot Title:
Shall Article VIII of the state constitution be amended to declare that the use of public funds by port districts, in such manner as may be prescribed by the legislature, for industrial development or trade promotion and promotional hosting shall be deemed a public use for a public purpose and shall not be deemed an unconstitutional gift of public funds?
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Senate Joint Resolution 22, Part 2
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
For58124572.33%
Against22240127.67%
Ballot Title:
Shall Article XVI, section 5, (Amendment 1) of the state constitution, restricting investment of the state's permanent school fund to national, state, county, municipal or school district bonds, be amended by removing this restriction and thereby permitting the permanent school fund to be invested in such manner as may be authorized by act of the legislature?
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Substitute House Joint Resolution 4
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes64596680.57%
No15580819.43%
Ballot Title:
Shall Article VI of the state constitution be amended to allow United States citizens meeting all constitutional qualifications for voting in the state, except for length of residence, to vote at a United States presidential election solely for presidential electors or for the office of president and vice president if they (1) Intend to make this state their permanent residence; and (2) Have resided in the state at least sixty days immediately preceding the particular presidential election?
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Senate Joint Resolution 20
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes43098450.94%
No41508249.06%
Ballot Title:
Shall the limitation on the ownership of land in the State of Washington by certain non-citizens be removed by repealing section 33, Article II, as amended by Amendments 24 and 29 of the state constitution?
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Substitute Senate Joint Resolution 6
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes63531880.05%
No15829119.95%
Ballot Title:
Shall Article IV of the state constitution be amended to provide that where only one candidate has filed for a superior court judge position in a county of 100,000 or more inhabitants, or where after a contested primary in any county only one such candidate is entitled to appear on the general election ballot, certification of election shall issue to such candidate without a further election, unless a write-in campaign is to be conducted?
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