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Washington State Flood Control Fund, Referendum 4 (1936)

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The Washington State Flood Control Fund Bill, also known as Referendum 4, was on the November 3, 1936 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have established a fund for flood control mechanisms through the issuance of bonds and tax levies.[1]

Election results

Washington Referendum 4
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No334,03574.55%
Yes 114,055 25.45%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

An Act relating to flood control, participated in by the federal and state governments; authorizing a state indebtedness of fifteen million dollars ($15,000,000.00) therefore, to be evidenced by bonds designated as "General Obligation Bonds of 1936," and providing a sinking fund by a tax levy for their redemption; establishing a "State Flood Control Fund" and appropriating five million dollars ($5,000,000.00), or the necessary amount therefrom, to pay expenses incurred under and in carrying out the purposes of the Act.

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