Washington State Legislative Redistricting, Initiative 57 (1930)

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The Washington State Legislative Redistricting Initiative, also known as Initiative 57, was on the November 4, 1930 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved. The measure provided for 46 districts and members in the State Senate and 46 districts and 99 members in the Washington House of Representatives.[1]

Election results

Washington Initiative 57 (1930)
Approveda Yes 116,436 50.17%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An Act enacted by the people of the State of Washington, relating to, and providing for the number, districts and apportionment of, the members of the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Washington, and repealing all acts and parts of acts in conflict therewith.[2]

Path to the ballot

Initiative 57 was filed on April 25, 1930. Signatures were submitted 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, "1930 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 13, 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 September 13, 2013