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Washington Yellow Oleomargarine Legalization, Initiative 180 (1952)

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The Washington Yellow Oleomargarine Legalization Initiative, also known as Initiative 180, was on the November 4, 1952 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved. The measure legalized the production, transportation, possession, sale, use and serving of yellow oleomargarine.[1]

Election results

Washington Initiative 180 (1952)
Approveda Yes 836,580 83.63%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An act to legalize the manufacture, transportation, possession, sale, use and serving of yellow oleomargarine.[2]

Path to the ballot

Initiative 180 was filed on February 4, 1952. 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, "1952 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 10, 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 10, 2013