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Washington Cigarette Taxes for Law Enforcement, Referendum 43 (1994)

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The Washington Cigarette Taxes for Law Enforcement, also known as Referendum 43, was on the November 8, 1994 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure allocated taxes on sales of cigarettes, liquor, and pop syrup to violence reduction and drug enforcement programs.[1]

Election results

Washington Referendum 43 (1994)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 947,847 57.08%
No712,57542.92%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text on the Ballot

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall taxes on sales of cigarettes, liquor, and pop syrup be extended to fund violence reduction and drug enforcement programs?[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1994 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 29, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.