A No Public Funding of Abortions, Initiative 471
ballot proposition was on the November 6, 1984 ballot
in the State of Washington
as an Initiative to the People
, where it was defeated.
| Initiative 471|
|Yes|| 838,083|| 46.87%|
Text of measure
The question asked on the ballot was, "Shall public funding of abortions be prohibited except to prevent the death of the pregnant woman or her unborn child?"
Path to the ballot
Initiative 471 was fed on April 16, 1984 by Michael Undseth. 162,324 signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot.
Abortion on the Washington ballot