Washington Vehicle Excise Taxes, Referendum 49 (1998)

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The Washington Vehicle Excise Taxes Bill, also known as Referendum 49, was on the November 3, 1998 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure reduced vehicle excise taxes and authorized $1.9 billion in bonds for state and local highways.[1]

Election results

Washington Referendum 49 (1998)
Approveda Yes 1,056,786 57.14%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall motor vehicle excise taxes be reduced and state revenues reallocated; $1.9 billion in bonds for state and local highways approved; and spending limits modified?[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1998 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 3, 2013'
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.