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Washington Bonds for Public Institutions, Referendum 15 (1966)

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The Washington Bonds for Public Institutions Bill, also known as Referendum 15, was on the November 8, 1966 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure authorized $40,575,000 in state general obligation bonds for improving higher education, the department of institutions, the department of natural resources, and other state agencies.[1]

Election results

Washington Referendum 15 (1966)
Approveda Yes 597,715 69.37%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

An ACT authorizing the issuance and sale of state general obligation bonds in the sum of $40,575,000; appropriating proceeds therfrom to finance certain specified capital improvements for the state institutions of higher education, the department of institutions, the department of natural resources, and other state agencies; and providing for payment of the bonds from unpledged retail sales tax revenue or other means authorized by the legislature.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1966 Voters Pamphlet", accessed August 27, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.