A Beverage Container Deposit Law, Initiative 414
ballot proposition was on the November 2, 1982 ballot
in the State of Washington
as an Initiative to the People
, where it was defeated.
| Initiative 414|
|Yes|| 400,156|| 29.29%|
Text of measure
The question asked on the ballot was, "Shall a system requiring a minimum five cent refund on sales of beer, malt and carbonated beverage containers be established?"
Path to the ballot
I-414 was filed on January 7, 1982 by Robert C. Swanson of Citizens for a Cleaner Washington. 193,347 signatures were submitted to qualify I-414 for the ballot.