Washington Trial Locations for Public Offenses, Amendment to Article I Sec. 22 (1922)

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The Washington Trial Locations for Public Offenses Amendment, also known as Amendment to Article I, Section 22, was on the November 7, 1922 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed for the trial of a person accused for a public offense to be held in any county.[1] The measure amended Section 22 of Article I of the Washington State Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington Amendment to Article I, Section 22 (1922)
Approveda Yes 122,972 60.15%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 22 of Article I

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An Act amending section 22 of article I of the State Constitution by providing that the trial of a person accused of a public offense committed on any railway car, coach, train, boat or other public conveyance may be had in any county through which such conveyance may pass.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1922 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 16, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed September 16, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.