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Washington Public Assistance Revision, Initiative 184 (1952)

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The Washington State Public Assistance Revision Initiative, also known as Initiative 184, was on the November 4, 1952 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated. The measure would have transferred the state's public assistance medical program to the Department of Social Security.[1]

Election results

Washington Initiative 184 (1952)
Defeatedd No646,63470.92%
Yes 265,193 29.08%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An act revising the state public assistance laws and returning the public assistance medical program to the Department of Social Security.[2]

Path to the ballot

Initiative 184 was filed on April 3, 1952. Signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot. The measure was placed on the ballot as provided for by the state constitution.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1952 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 11, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. Washington Secretary of State, "Initiatives to the People," accessed September 11, 2013