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Washington Bonds for State Institutions, Referendum 8 (1950)

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The Washington Bonds for State Institutions Bill, also known as Referendum 8, was on the November 7, 1950 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure authorized $20 million in state general obligation bonds for constructing charitable, educational and penal buildings.[1]

Election results

Washington Referendum 8 (1950)
Approveda Yes 377,941 59.00%

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 the state operated charitable, educational and penal institutions.[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.