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Washington Establishment of a State Women's Commission, Referendum 40 (1977)

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The Washington Establishment of a State Women's Commission Act, also known as Referendum 40, was on the November 8, 1977 ballot in Washington as a veto referendum, where it was defeated. The measure overturned an act of the legislature that would have established the Washington State Women's Commission.[1]

Election results

Washington Referendum 40 (1977)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No664,96271.91%
Yes 259,761 28.09%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall a state Women's Commission be established by statute?

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