Washington 1966 ballot measures
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- Three of the measures were Initiatives to the People.
- Three of the measures were legislatively-referred state statutes.
- Seven of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Twelve of the measures were approved and one was defeated.
On the ballot
|ITP||Initiative 226||Taxes||Requires that one-tenth of revenues from state sales and use taxes be distributed to cities on a per capita basis|
|ITP||Initiative 229||Sunday||Repeals the existing restrictions on activities performed on Sundays|
|ITP||Initiative 223||Transportation||Repeals the statutory limitation on the size of freight train crews|
|LRSS||Referendum 14||Bonds||Authorizes $16,500,000 in bonds for constructing public schools|
|LRSS||Referendum 15||Bonds||Authorizes $40,575,000 in bonds for improving public institutions and agencies|
|LRSS||Referendum 16||Redistricting||Changes the boundaries of the state's congressional districts to better equalize the population within each|
|SJR 6||Elections||Removes elections for Superior Court judges if only one candidate was entitled to appear on the ballot|
|SJR 20||Property||Repeals constitutional limitations on land ownership by non-citizens|
|SJR 22, Pt 1||Gov't Finances||Establishes a common school construction fund used to finance school constructions|
|SJR 22, Pt 2||Gov't Finances||Permits the permanent school fund to be invested in such manner as determined by the legislature|
|SJR 25||Gov't Finances||Deems that public funds for port districts are considered public funds for a public interest|
|HJR 4||Elections||Allows all national citizens to vote in a presidential election as long as they intend to make the state their permanent residence and have resided in the state at least sixty days preceding an election|
|HJR 7||Taxes||Authorizes the legislature to exempt occupied residential property from property taxes for retired persons|
|HJR 39||Gov't Acc||Requires the publication of measures on state debts in every legal newspaper at four times during the four weeks preceding the election|