Washington Quincy Valley Irrigation, Referendum 2 (1914)
The Washington Quincy Valley Irrigation Act, also known as Referendum 2, was on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Washington as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have provided for the construction and operation of an irrigation and storage system for the purpose of irrigating lands in the Quincy Valley and authorized $40 million in state bonds for the project.
|Washington Referendum 2 (1914)|
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 providing for the construction, maintenance and operation of a system of storage and irrigation works for the purpose of irrigating lands in Grant, Adams, Chelan and Douglas counties, including lands in the Quincy valley; creating a state reclamation board, and providing for the sale of state bonds not exceeding $40,000,000 in amount.||”|
Path to the ballot
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1914 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- State of Washington History of Referendum Measures
State of Washington
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Commissioner of Public Lands | Director of Labor and Industries | Chairman of Utilities and Transportation |