The Washington Eminent Domain Amendment, also known as Amendment to Article I, Section 16, was on the November 2, 1920 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure declared that the taking of private property by the state for land reclamation and settlement is a public use. The measure amended Section 16 of Article I of the Washington State Constitution.
| Washington Amendment to Article I, Section 16 (1920)|
| Yes|| 121,022|| 51.67%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
- See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 16 of Article I
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| An Act providing for the amendment of section 16, article 1 of the state constitution relating to eminent domain by declaring that the taking of private property by the state for land reclamation and settlement is a public use.