Washington Ban on Commercial Fishing of Steelhead Trout, Initiative 456 (1984)

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A Ban on Commercial Fishing of Steelhead Trout, Initiative 456 ballot proposition was on the November 6, 1984 ballot in the State of Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved.

Election results

Initiative 456
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 916,855 53.16%
No807,82546.84%

Text on the Ballot

The question asked on the ballot was, "Shall Congress be petitioned to decommercialize steelhead, and state policies respecting Indian rights and management of natural resources be enacted?"

Path to the ballot

Initiative 456 was filed on January 13, 1984 by Ellis Lind. 201,188 signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot.

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