Washington 1977 ballot measures

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1978
1976

Ten statewide ballot measures were on the November 8, 1977 statewide ballot in the State of Washington.

On the ballot

November 8

Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 335 Obscenity Adds "obscenity" to the criminal offense of "moral nuisances" Approveda
ITP Initiative 345 Taxes Exempts food products from the state and local sales tax Approveda
ITP Initiative 348 Taxes Repeals the 1977 variable motor vehicle fuel tax Defeatedd
VR Referendum 39 Elections Allows for voter registration by mail and absentee voting on one day's registration Defeatedd
VR Referendum 40 Admin of Gov't Establishes the Washington State Women's Commission Defeatedd
ITL Initiative 59 Water Limits the issuing of public water withdrawal permits for agricultural irrigation to farms of 2,000 acres or less Approveda
LRCA SJR 113 Judiciary Grants district courts jurisdiction over cases involving more than $1,000 Approveda
LRCA HJR 55 Transportation Authorizes the legislature to establish passenger and freight transportation rates rather than just a maximum rate Approveda
LRCA HJR 56 Transportation Authorizes the legislature to establish passenger and freight transportation rates based on more than mileage alone Defeatedd
LRCA HJR 57 Business Permits railroad companies to share earnings within boundaries established by the legislature or the WUTC Approveda

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