Washington Legal Advisor for Grand Juries, Referendum 23 (1942)
The Washington Legal Advisor for Grand Juries Act, also known as Referendum 23, was on the November 3, 1942 ballot in Washington as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have provided an independent attorney to assist and advise a grand jury.
|Washington Referendum 23 (1942)|
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 relating to grand juries; providing for the appointment of an attorney, independent of the prosecuting attorney, to assist and advise the grand jury; and amending section 2032 of Remington's Revised Statutes.||”|
Path to the ballot
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1942 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- State of Washington History of Referendum Measures
State of Washington
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