Washington Alcohol Television Advertising Prohibition, Initiative 194 (1954)
The Washington Alcohol Television Advertising Prohibition Initiative, also known as Initiative 194, was on the November 2, 1954 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated. The measure would have prohibited television advertising of alcoholic beverages between the hours of 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.
|Washington Initiative 194 (1954)|
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 to prohibit television advertising of alcoholic beverages between the hours of 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.; declaring the use, sale and advertising of such beverages to be a matter of public policy; providing penalties for the violation of this act and repealing all acts in conflict therewith.||”|
Path to the ballot
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1954 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- State of Washington Initiatives to the People
State of Washington
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