Washington Beverage Container Deposit, Initiative 414 (1982)

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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.

Election results

Initiative 414
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No965,95170.71%
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.

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