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Washington Regulating Campaign Financing, Referendum 25 (1972)

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The Washington Regulating Campaign Financing Bill, also known as Referendum 25, was on the November 7, 1972 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure regulated certain campaign contributions and expenditures.[1]

Election results

Washington Referendum 25 (1972)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 694,818 54.72%
No574,85645.28%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

An act pertaining to public power resources and public utilities and acquisition and operation thereof by certain public authoritiies and municipal corporations; authorizing public utility district commissioners to create joint commissions; relating to composition, government, powers, funds, business and properties thereof; applying certain public utility district laws thereto; empowering them to acquire electrical properties solely by issuing revenue bonds and warrants; requiring deposit of funds with State Treasurer and audit of accounts by State Auditor; taxing their operations instead of property; permititng their union; ofsetting earnings against interest on certain condemnation awards; declaring emergency and that act take effect immediately.

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