Washington Limitation on State Tax Revenues, Initiative 62 (1979)
The Washington Limitation on State Tax Revenues, also known as Initiative 62, was on the November 6, 1979 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the Legislature, where it was approved. The measure limited the growth of general state tax revenues to that of the growth rate of personal income.
|Washington Initiative 62 (1979)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Shall state tax revenues be limited so that increases do not exceed the growth rate of total state personal income?||”|
Path to the ballot
Sponsors Ron Dunlap and Ellen Craswell of the Washington Tax Limitation Committee filed 169,456 signatures to qualify the measure for the ballot to be sent to the legislature. When the legislature did not take action on the proposed legislation, the measure was placed on the ballot as provided by the state constitution.
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1979 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- List of all State of Washington Initiatives to the Legislature
- Spokane Daily Chronicle, "Initiative 62 Goes Non-Partisan Route," July 2, 1979
- Office of the Secretary of State, "1979 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 21, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- Washington Secretary of State, "Initiatives to the Legislature," accessed August 21, 2013
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