Washington Tax Sharing, Initiative 226 (1966)

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An Allow Cities to Share Sales and Use Taxes, Initiative 226 ballot proposition was on the November 8, 1966 statewide ballot in the State of Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated.

Election results

Initiative 226
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No514,28156.02%
Yes 403,700 43.98%

Path to the ballot

Initiative 226 was filed on January 10, 1966 by Wayne C. Booth, Sr. on behalf of the Citizens’ Committee for Community Betterment. 180,896 signatures were filed on July 8, 1966 to qualify I-226 for the ballot.

Text on the Ballot

An Act relating to revenue and taxation and providing for the allocation and distribution of one-tenth of the state collected retail sales tax and use tax revenues to cities and towns to provide for public safety, law enforcement, fire protection, public health, and for park and recreation services.

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