Washington Issuance of Public Works Certificates, Referendum 12 (1922)
The Washington Issuance of Public Works Certificates Act, also known as Referendum 12, was on the November 7, 1922 ballot in Washington as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have allowed the issuance of public works certificates to public service companies even when similar services are already being rendered in a given locality.
|Washington Referendum 12 (1922)|
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.
|“||An Act providing for the issuance of certificates of necessity and convenience by the director of public works to public service companies in cases where similar service is being rendered the localities proposed to be served by other public service companies.||”|
Path to the ballot
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1922 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- State of Washington History of Referendum Measures
State of Washington
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