Washington Federal Reserve Authority Constitutionality, Referendum 41 (1987)

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The Washington Federal Reserve Authority Constitutionality Bill, also known as Referendum Bill 41, was on the November 3, 1987 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have had the State of Washington challenge the constitutionality of some authorities delegated to the Federal Reserve in the United States Supreme Court.[1]

Election results

Washington Referendum Bill 41 (1987)
Defeatedd No541,38765.71%
Yes 282,613 34.29%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall the State challenge in the United States Supreme Court the constitutionality of authority delegated to the federal reserve system?[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1987 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 16, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.