Washington 1914 ballot measures

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Ten statewide ballot measures were on the 1914 ballot in the State of Washington. It was the first year that citizen-initiated measures were allowed on the state's ballot.

On the ballot

November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 3 Alcohol Prohibits the production and distribution of alcohol, regulates the transportation and keeping of alcohol and fixes penalties for violations of the act Approveda
ITP Initiative 6 Business Empowers the public service commission to regulate businesses to prevent fraud in the dealings of securities Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 7 Admin of Gov't Abolishes the bureau of inspection and supervision of public officers and transferred the bureau's powers to the state auditor Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 8 Labor Criminalizes the actions of charging employees fees for employment and charging interviewees fees for interviews by employers Approveda
ITP Initiative 9 Labor Mandates employers to pay the costs of medical expenses accrued by workers due to employment injuries Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 10 Labor Allows the employment of convicts for the construction of highways and authorizes payments to dependent families of such convicts Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 13 Labor Prohibits employers from requiring employees to work more than eight hours per day and provides for over-time compensation Defeatedd
VR Referendum 1 Pension Establishes a retirement fund for public education professionals, empowers a board of trustees to oversee the fund and defines the sources of the fund Defeatedd
VR Referendum 2 Water Provides for a public irrigation and storage system for irrigating lands in the Quincy Valley and authorizes $40 million in bonds for the project Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment to II.33 Private Property Enables alien residents to purchase lands in the state Defeatedd

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