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Washington 1956 ballot measures

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Five statewide ballot measures were on the November 6, 1956 ballot in the State of Washington.

On the ballot


November 6

Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 198 Labor Bans and criminalizes union membership or non-membership requirements for employment Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 199 Redistricting Reapportions and redistricts the state legislature districts Approveda
LRCA SJR 3 Pension Allows that pensions paid by the state or any political subdivision, to public officials, to be increase during their term Defeatedd
LRCA SJR 4 Direct Democracy Establishes that signatures equivalent to eight percent of voter turnout at the previous governor election are required to certify an initiative measure and four percent equivalent to certify a veto referendum Approveda
LRCA SJR 6 Term Limits Removes the constitutional limitation on the term limits of state treasurers Approveda
LRCA SJR 14 Legislature Provides that vacancies in the state legislature shall be filled by a country commissioner of the political party of the preceding legislator Approveda
LRCA HJR 22 Eminent Domain Empowers the legislature to grant the courts the authority to allow property possession before final settlement in an eminent domain case Defeatedd

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