Washington 1944 ballot measures
- Two of the measures were Initiatives to the People.
- One of the measures was a veto referendum.
- Two of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Two of the measures were approved and three were defeated.
On the ballot
|ITP||Initiative 157||Welfare||Extends and enlarges social security and unemployment assistance programs||
|ITP||Initiative 158||Welfare||Provides for a three percent tax on gross income and prescribes monthly payments of $60 to the elderly, blind, disabled and widowed||
|VR||Referendum 25||Utilities||Permits joint public utility districts, allows them to act together in condemnation proceedings, taxes their operations rather than property and permits a unionized labor force||
|HJR 1||Taxes||Limits aggregate annual levy of taxes on real and personal property to forty mills||
|HJR 4||Taxes||Limits revenues from vehicle-related taxes to be used for highways||