Washington Bonds for Public University Construction, Referendum 9 (1950)

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The Washington Bonds for Public University Construction Bill, also known as Referendum 9, was on the November 7, 1950 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized $20 million in state general obligation bonds for constructing public college and university buildings.[1]

Election results

Referred Bill 9
Defeatedd No314,84050.19%
Yes 312,500 49.81%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

AN ACT providing for the issuance and sale of state general obligation bonds up to twenty million dollars for the purpose of providing buildings at state institutions of higher learning.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1950 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 11, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.