Washington Civil Service System, Initiative 101 (1936)
The Washington Civil Service System Initiative, also known as Initiative 101, was on the November 3, 1936 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated. The measure would have established a civil service system for the state, counties, cities, schools, public libraries, parks and ports.
|Washington Initiative 101 (1936)|
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 establishing a civil service system for the state, and for the counties, cities, ports, school and park districts, and public libraries of the state; providing for the appointment of civil service commissions therefor and a civil service system based upon examination, meritorious standard, efficiency and fitness for appointment, employment and promotion of all employees in the classified service of the state and such municipal subdivisions thereof; and regulating the transfer, reinstatement, suspension and discharge of all such employees subject thereto.||”|
Path to the ballot
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1936 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- State of Washington Initiatives to the People
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 |