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Washington 1916 ballot measures

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Ten statewide ballot measures were on the November 7, 1916 ballot in Washington.

On the ballot

November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 24 Alcohol Authorizes the manufacturing and selling of beer between one and four percent alcohol and provides for system of licensing Defeatedd
ITL Initiative 18 Alcohol Removes restrictions on households purchasing and consuming alcohol, authorizes the selling of alcohol at hotels and provides for the licensing of brewers Defeatedd
VR Referendum 3 Direct Democracy Attempts to prevent certain kinds of fraud in initiative and referendum processes Defeatedd
VR Referendum 4 Recall Alters the provisions regarding the recall of elected officials Defeatedd
VR Referendum 5 Elections Provides for the formation of state and county party conventions and the election of delegates to such conventions Defeatedd
VR Referendum 6 Labor Defines picketing, prohibits the act, and provides a penalty for violating the act Defeatedd
VR Referendum 7 Business Requires proposed utility services to seek certification from a commission which would be granted based on the public necessity and convenience of such service Defeatedd
VR Referendum 8 Transportation Creates ship port districts, ranks them into classes and provides for harbor improvements Act Defeatedd
VR Referendum 9 Gov't Finances Mandates that state and local governments, port, school and park districts establish a budget and limit expenditures based on that budget Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment to VI.1 Suffrage Requires voters to be taxpayers in cases of ballot measures on state indebtedness Defeatedd

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