Washington Non-Partisan Elections for School Superintendents, Initiative 126 (1938)

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The Washington Non-Partisan Elections for School Superintendents, also known as Initiative 126, was on the November 8, 1938 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved. The measure established a nonpartisan ballot for the election of school superintendents.[1]

Election results

Washington Initiative 126 (1938)
Approveda Yes 293,202 65.69%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An act providing for a nonpartisan ballot and relating to the manner of the nomination and election thereby of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of the state and the County Superintendent of Schools of the various counties thereof.[2]

Path to the ballot

Initiative 126 was filed on February 24, 1938. 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, "1938 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 12, 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 12, 2013