Washington Permanent Registration of Voters, Initiative 58 (1932)

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The Washington Permanent Registration of Voters Initiative, also known as Initiative 58, was on the November 8, 1932 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved. The measure provided for the permanent registration of voters and defined the duties of officers in connection with such registration.[1]

Election results

Washington Initiative 58 (1932)
Approveda Yes 372,061 83.15%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An Act providing for the Permanent Registration of Voters, defining the duties of certain officers in connection therewith, repealing certain acts and parts of acts in relation thereto and prescribing penalties.[2]

Path to the ballot

Initiative 58 was filed on January 8, 1932. Signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot. The measure was placed on the ballot as provided for by the state constitution.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1932 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 13, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. Washington Secretary of State, "Initiatives to the People," accessed September 13, 2013