Washington Governor Vacancy Limitation, Referendum 35 (1975)
The Washington Governor Vacancy Limitation Bill, also known as Referendum 35, was on the November 4, 1975 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have mandated that the governor fill U.S. Senate vacancies with individuals of the same political party as the incumbent.
|Washington Referendum 35 (1975)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||Shall the Governor, in filling U.S. Senate vacancies, be limited to the same political party as the former incumbent?||”|
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1975 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- List of all State of Washington Referendum Bills
- Spokane Daily Chronicle, "State Issues Lose by Wide Margins," November 5, 1975
State of Washington
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Commissioner of Public Lands | Director of Labor and Industries | Chairman of Utilities and Transportation |