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Washington Qualification of Voters for Indebtedness, Amendment to Article VI Sec. 1 (1916)

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The Washington Qualification of Voters for Indebtedness Amendment, also known as Amendment to Article VI, Section 1, was on the November 7, 1916 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have required voters to be taxpayers in cases of ballot measures on state indebtedness. The measure would have amended Section 1 of Article VI of the Washington State Constitution.[1]

Election results

Washington Amendment to Article VI, Section 1 (1916)
Defeatedd No180,17966.95%
Yes 88,963 33.05%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An Act providing for the amendment of section 1 of article VI of the Constitution of the State of Washington, relating to the qualification of voters.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1916 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 19, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.