Washington 1914 ballot measures
- Seven of the measures were Initiatives to the People.
- Two of the measures were veto referendums.
- One of the measures was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment.
- Two of the measures were approved and eight were defeated.
On the ballot
|ITP||Initiative 3||Alcohol||Prohibits the production and distribution of alcohol, regulates the transportation and keeping of alcohol and fixes penalties for violations of the act|
|ITP||Initiative 6||Business||Empowers the public service commission to regulate businesses to prevent fraud in the dealings of securities|
|ITP||Initiative 7||Admin of Gov't||Abolishes the bureau of inspection and supervision of public officers and transferred the bureau's powers to the state auditor|
|ITP||Initiative 8||Labor||Criminalizes the actions of charging employees fees for employment and charging interviewees fees for interviews by employers|
|ITP||Initiative 9||Labor||Mandates employers to pay the costs of medical expenses accrued by workers due to employment injuries|
|ITP||Initiative 10||Labor||Allows the employment of convicts for the construction of highways and authorizes payments to dependent families of such convicts|
|ITP||Initiative 13||Labor||Prohibits employers from requiring employees to work more than eight hours per day and provides for over-time compensation|
|VR||Referendum 1||Pension||Establishes a retirement fund for public education professionals, empowers a board of trustees to oversee the fund and defines the sources of the fund|
|VR||Referendum 2||Water||Provides for a public irrigation and storage system for irrigating lands in the Quincy Valley and authorizes $40 million in bonds for the project|
|Amendment to II.33||Private Property||Enables alien residents to purchase lands in the state|