Washington Notice of Term Limit Opposition Initiative, Initiative 670 (1996)

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The Washington Notice of Term Limit Opposition Initiative, also known as Initiative 670, was on the November 5, 1996 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated. The measure would have instructed the Secretary of State to issue a ballot notice concerning candidates who oppose congressional term limits.[1]

Election results

Washington Initiative 670 (1996)
Defeatedd No1,146,86555.01%
Yes 937,873 44.99%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall the secretary of state be instructed to place a ballot notice concerning congressional and legislative candidates who have not supported Congressional term limits?[2]

Path to the ballot

Initiative 670 was filed on April 1, 1996 by Charles G. Moore of Redmond. 232,522 signatures were collected 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, "1996 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 30, 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 August 30, 2013