The Washington Water for Public Use Amendment, also known as Amendment to Article XXI, Section 1, was on the November 6, 1906 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have deemed water usage for irrigation, mining, manufacturing and timber products a public use. The measure would have amended Section 1 of Article XXI of the Washington State Constitution.
| Washington Amendment to Article XXI, Section 1 (1906)|
|Yes|| 18,462|| 47.68%|
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.
|| Proposed amendment to Article XXI, Section one (1), of the constitution, which reads: Sec. 1. The use of the waters of this state for irrigation, mining, manufacturing purposes, and for the removal of timber products, shall be deemed a public use.