Washington Distant Destination Transportation Rates, HJR 56 (1977)

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The Washington Distant Destination Transportation Rates, also known as House Joint Resolution 56, was on the November 8, 1977 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized the legislature to establish passenger and freight transportation rates based on more than a mileage variable alone.[1] The measure would have amended Section 18 of Article XII of the Washington State Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington HJR 56 (1977)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No405,63550.72%
Yes 394,105 49.28%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall the constitutional provision that transportation charges to given destinations may never exceed charges to more distant destinations be repealed?[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1977 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 22, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed August 22, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.