Washington Right to Initiative and Referendum, Amendment to Article II Sec. 1 (1912)

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The Washington Right to Initiative and Referendum Amendment, also known as Amendment to Article II, Section 1, was on the November 5, 1912 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided for a referendum and initiative process in the state.[1] The measure amended Section 1 of Article II of the Washington State Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington Amendment to Article II, Section 1 (1912)
Approveda Yes 110,110 71.49%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 1 of Article II

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed amendment of section 1 of article II of the Constitution of the State of Washington, relating to legislative powers and providing for the initiative and referendum.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 The Chehalis Bee-Nuggett, "Proposed Amendment to State Constitution," October 24, 1912
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed September 20, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.