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November 1942 General

Referendum Measure 22
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
For24625769.35%
Against10884530.65%
Ballot Title:
An Act relating to industrial insurance; increasing certain benefit rights of injured workmen and their dependents; raising the age of minor dependents entitled to compensation from sixteen to eighteen years; extending the time for applying for the readjustment of certain claims; requiring the written consent of nonresident beneficiaries before monthly payments may be converted into lump-sum payments; and amending section 7679 and section 7681 of Remington's Revised Statutes.
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Referendum Measure 23
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
For12697246.13%
Against14826653.87%
Ballot Title:
An act relating to grand juries; providing for the appointment of an attorney, independent of the prosecuting attorney, to assist and advise the grand jury; and amending section 2032 of Remington's Revised Statutes.
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Referendum Measure 24
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
For11460343.57%
Against14843956.43%
Ballot Title:
An Act relating to the duties of prosecuting attorneys; providing that they shall no longer attend and appear before or give advice to grand juries except in cases where the calling of the grand jury has been initiated by the prosectuing attorney; and amending section 4136 of Remington's Revised Statutes.
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Referendum Bill 6
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
For25243176.97%
Against7554023.03%
Ballot Title:
An Act relating to taxation; limiting the aggregate annual rate of levy on real and personal property for state, county, city or town, school district and road district purposes to forty mills; limiting the levy for the state to two mills to be used exclusively for the support of the University of Washington, Washington State College and the State Colleges of Education; limiting the levy by counties, cities and towns, school districts and road districts to certain designated maximums; excepting port or power districts from the operation of the act; and providing that additional districts from the operation of the act; and providing that additional levies may be authorized as in the act provided.
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Initiative to the People 151
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
For16008441.57%
Against22502758.43%
Ballot Title:
An Act relating to old age assistance and public assistance; providing payment of $40.00 minimum monthly grants to eligibles as defined herein; providing medical services, additional care and burial expenses for all recipients of public assistance and dependents, defined herein, and supplemental grants to dependents; providing increase of all public assistance proportionate to increased living costs; providing conformity with future federal requirements; defining terms and establishing procedure; prohibiting assignment or legal process respecting grants; regulating administrative plan and personnel; directing appropriations, beyond total federal matching funds secured; penalizing violators; repealing Chapter 1, Laws of 1941, and conflicting enactments.
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Constitutional Amendment Article VII, Sec. 2
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
For8945333.66%
Against17633266.34%
Ballot Title:
A Proposal to amend Article VII of the Constitution by adding a new section, section 2, providing that income shall not be construed as property for the purpose of taxation, and empowering the legislature to enact graduated net income taxes, and to provide exemptions, offsets and deductions.
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