Washington Private Alcohol Sales Ban, Initiative 13 (1948)

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The Washington Beer and Wine Only Sold in State Liquor Stores, Initiative 13, was on the November 2, 1948 general election ballot in Washington, where it was defeated.

Sponsors filed signatures to qualify it as an Initiative to the Legislature. When the legislature did not take action on the proposed legislation, as provided by the Washington State Constitution, the measure was placed on the ballot.

Election results

Initiative 13
Defeatedd No602,14174.3%
Yes 208,337 25.7%

Text on the Ballot

An act prohibiting the retail sale of beer and wine by any person other than the State of Washington, repealing all provisions of existing law pertaining to licensing for retail sale of beer and wine, revoking existing licenses and providing penalties.

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Alcohol on the Washington ballot

Alcohol in 1948

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