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November 1962 General

House Joint Resolution 19
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes39217249.47%
No40063050.53%
Ballot Title:
Shall Article VI, Section 1 of the State Constitution relating to qualifications of voters be amended to reduce the periods of state and county residence required for voting at all elections; eliminate disqualification from voting by Indians not taxed, and allow citizens intending to make this state their permanent residence to vote for presidential electors or President and Vice-President of the United States, after sixty days' residence?
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House Joint Resolution 9
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes49695664.03%
No27917535.97%
Ballot Title:
Shall Article II of the State Constitution be amended by adding a section empowering and directing the legislature to provide a method of temporary succession to elected and appointive offices when because of an emergency resulting from enemy attack the incumbents are unavailable to act and further empowering the legislature to depart from certain constitutional provisions if, in discharging this duty, the emergency renders compliance impracticable?
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Senate Joint Resolution 21
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes40083948.35%
No42827651.65%
Ballot Title:
Shall the constitutional restriction upon the ownership of land in the State of Washington by certain non-citizens be removed by repealing Section 33, Article II, as Amendments 24 and 29 of the State Constitution?
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Senate Joint Resolution 9
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes48466660.60%
No31508839.40%
Ballot Title:
Shall Article II, Section 1, Amendment 7 of the State Constitution which presently directs the Secretary of State to send each registered voter a copy of the voters' pamphlet (a publication containing the laws and constitutional amendments referred to the people together with arguments for and against each measure) be amended so as to require only mailing to each individual place of residence, together with such other distribution as the Secretary of State deems necessary?
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Substitute House Joint Resolution 1
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes18912523.35%
No62097376.65%
Ballot Title:
Shall the State Constitution be amended to permit city and town voters to authorize tax levies in excess of the 40-mill limit at a specified maximum rate for up to four years for capital outlay, if the proposition or propositions be approved by a three-fifths majority and the number of voters voting thereon constitutes not less than forty percent of the votes cast at the last preceding general election in such city or town?
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Initiative Measure 211
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes39641947.33%
No44108552.67%
Ballot Title:
AN ACT Relating to the State Legislature and legislative districts; defining the boundaries of all state legislative districts; changing the boundaries and population of most districts; renumbering some districts; providing for the number of legislators and their allocation to such legislative districts; and repealing existing legislative apportionment and districting laws in conflict therewith.
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Referendum Measure 32
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes15341918.46%
No67753081.54%
Ballot Title:
AN ACT, Declared to be for the protection of the health and welfare of the public, and for the purpose of maintaining stability and properity in the milk industry, and authorizing and providing procedures for the Director of Agriculture to: Prescribe marketing areas, formulate stabilization and marketing plans for regulation of milk production and distribution, determine minimum prices to milk producers and establish, with the consent of an advisory board, emergency retail prices whenever unfair trade practices disrupt milk marketing; providing funds for administration and enforcement from assessments paid by producers and/or dealers and dealers' license fees, and providing penalties.
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Referendum Measure 33
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes24218930.06%
No56347569.94%
Ballot Title:
AN ACT, Relating to auditing the accounts and financial affairs of cities and towns; authorizing cities and towns to cause the official examination of their affairs to be conducted by private accountants instead of the state auditor; prescribing qualifications for, and the method of selecting, private accounts; and requiring the state auditor to prescribe and the attorney general to enforce minimum standards of accounting and reporting.
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Substitute Senate Joint Resolution 1
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes24948929.44%
No59792870.56%
Ballot Title:
Shall the State Constitution be amended to permit school district voters to authorize tax levies in excess of the 40-mill limit at a specified maximum rate for up to four years for operations and/or capital outlay, if the proposition or propositions be approved by a three-fifths majority, and the number of voters voting thereon constitutes not less than forty percent of the votes cast at the last preceding general election in such district?
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Senate Joint Resolution 25
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes41745154.15%
No35344845.85%
Ballot Title:
Shall Section 1, Article XXIII, of the State Constitution requiring publication of the text of each proposed constitutional amendment in a weekly newspaper in each county for three months prior to the election, be amended so as to require only that notice of the proposed constituional amendment 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 6
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
Yes53980069.51%
No23680530.49%
Ballot Title:
Shall Article IV of the State Constitution be amended by adding a new section providing that when necessary for the prompt and orderly administration of justice a majority of the supreme court is empowered to authorize judges of courts of record in this state to perform, temporarily, judicial duties in the supreme court, and to authorize any superior court judge to perform judicial duties in any superior court of this state?
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