Washington Outdoor Recreation Bonds, Referendum 18 (1968)

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A Washington Bonds for Outdoor Recreation ballot measure, or Referred Bill 18 was on the November 5, 1968 ballot in the State of Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved.

Election results

Referred Bill 18
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 763,806 68.29%
No354,64631.71%

Text on the Ballot

An Act authorizing the issuance and sale of state general obligation bonds in an amount not exceeding $40,000,000 to finance the acquisition and development of outdoor recration areas and facilities. The act directs the Interagency Committee for Outdoor Recration to allocate half of the money so raised to state agencies for such acquisition and development as the legislature may direct and the other half to local public bodies for acquisition and development of outdoor recreation areas and facilities within their jurisdictions. Payment of the bonds will come from unpledged retail sales tax revenues or other means authorized by the legislature.

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