An Electric Power Act, Initiative 52
ballot proposition was on the November 4, 1924 statewide ballot
in the State of Washington
as an Initiative to the People
, where it was defeated.
| Initiative 52|
|Yes|| 139,492|| 39.09%|
Path to the ballot
Initiative 52 was filed on April 8, 1924.
Text on the Ballot
An Act authorizing cities and towns to purchase, sell and dispose of electric current, inside or outside their corporate limits, without the payment of any tax thereon; authorizing the acquisition, construction, operation and maintenance of facilities in connection therewith, and authorizing cities and towns to condemn private property, including the right to use and damage railroads, not common carriers, booming, rafting and sorting works, for such purposes.