Washington Anti-Picketing, Referendum 6 (1916)

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The Washington Anti-Picketing Act, also known as Referendum 6, was on the November 7, 1916 ballot in Washington as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have defined picketing, prohibited the act, and provided a penalty for violating the act.[1]

Election results

Washington Referendum 6 (1916)
Defeatedd No183,04268.12%
Yes 85,672 31.88%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An act defining picketing, prohibiting the same, and providing a penalty for the violation thereof.[2]

Path to the ballot

Referendum 6 was filed on March 25, 1915. Signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot. The measure was placed on the ballot as provided for by the state constitution.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1916 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 19, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. Washington Secretary of State, "History of Referendum Measures," accessed September 19, 2013