Washington Blue Sky Law, Initiative 6 (1914)

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A Blue Sky Law, Initiative 6 ballot proposition was on the November 3, 1914 statewide ballot in the State of Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated.

Election results

Initiative 6
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No147,29850.91%
Yes 142,017 49.09%


A "blue sky law" is a law that regulates the offering and sale of securities to protect the public from fraud.

Path to the ballot

Initiative 6 was filed on January 30, 1914.

Text on the Ballot

An act relating to corporations, copartnerships, associations and persons engaged in the business of dealing in lands, stocks, bonds and other securitites, to prevent fraud and imposition in the sale of the same, and tranferring to the public service commission all authority vested in the secretary of state in respect to corporations.

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