Washington Department of Game, Initiative 62 (1932)

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The Washington Department of Game Initiative, also known as Initiative 62, was on the November 8, 1932 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved. The measure created the Washington Department of Game and defined the roles and duties of the department.[1]

Election results

Washington Initiative 62 (1932)
Approveda Yes 270,421 53.84%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An Act relating to wild animals, wild birds and game fish and providing for state control and regulation thereof; creating a state department of game, providing for the appointment of certain officers in connection therewith and defining their powers and duties; amending chapter 7, Laws of 1921, and chapter 178, Laws Extraordinary Session of 1925, and repealing certain acts and parts of acts.[2]

Path to the ballot

Initiative 62 was filed on January 9, 1932. 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, "1932 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 13, 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, "Initiatives to the People," accessed September 13, 2013