Washington Party Conventions, Referendum 15 (1922)
The Washington Party Conventions Act, also known as Referendum 15, was on the November 7, 1922 ballot in Washington as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have changed the powers of precinct chairpeople and party committees, how candidates for public office are nominated and guidelines for party conventions.
|Washington Referendum 15 (1922)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||An Act relating to the election and powers of precinct committeemen and party committees, the nomination of candidates for public office, and the holding of party conventions for the purpose of adopting platforms and nominating presidential electors.||”|
Path to the ballot
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1922 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- State of Washington History of Referendum Measures
State of Washington
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