Washington Randomly Selected State Legislature Measure, Initiative 1354 (2014)
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Text of measure
The official ballot title read as follows:
|“||Initiative Measure No. 1354 concerns the legislature.
This measure would encourage the legislature to pay a law firm to write a constitutional amendment creating a randomly-selected legislature that could deliberate and vote in private, and punishing interference with the legislature.
Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]
Ballot measure summary
The official ballot summary read as follows:
|“||This measure would encourage the legislature to pay a law firm to write a constitutional amendment to create a legislature of at least one hundred members selected at random from eligible voters. Legislators could deliberate and vote in private, and would be paid and provided with lodging, food, security, and medical care. Persons who interfere with legislative actions or the selection of legislators, or who fail to serve if selected, would be subject to punishment.||”|
John Woods was the primary sponsor of Initiative 1354's proposal.
Path to the ballot
- 2014 ballot measures
- Washington 2014 ballot measures
- Laws governing the initiative process in Washington
- Washington Secretary of State, "Proposed Initiatives to the People - 2014," accessed June 7, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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