Washington Appointment of Game Commissioners, Referendum 26 (1946)
The Washington Appointment of Game Commissioners Act, also known as Referendum 26, was on the November 5, 1946 ballot in Washington as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have empowered the governor to appoint and remove members of the State Game Commission.
|Washington Referendum 26 (1946)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||An Act relating to game and the State Game Commission; providing that members of the State Game Commission shall, for the purpose of making such commission responsible to the Governor, be appointed and removable by him; amending Section 107B, Chapter 7, Laws of 1921, as enacted by Section 8, Chapter 3, Laws of 1933; and repealing Section 107C, Chapter 7, Laws of 1921, as enacted by Section 9, Chapter 3, Laws of 1933.||”|
Path to the ballot
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1946 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- State of Washington History of Referendum Measures
State of Washington
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Commissioner of Public Lands | Director of Labor and Industries | Chairman of Utilities and Transportation |