Washington Bonds for Public Recreation Facilities, Referendum 28 (1972)

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The Washington Bonds for Public Recreation Facilities Bill, also known as Referendum 28, was on the November 7, 1972 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure authorized $40 million in state general obligation bonds to fund the planning, acquisition, construction, and improvement of recreation areas and facilities.[1]

Election results

Washington Referendum 28 (1972)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 758,530 56.67%
No579,97543.33%

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 $40,000,000 to provide funds for the planning, acquisition, preservation, development, and improvement of recreation areas and facilities; designating the interagency committee for outdoor recreation to be responsible for disbursement of the bond proceeds, subject to prior legislative appropriations; and providing for payment of the bonds from unpledged state retail sales tax revenues or other means authorized by the legislature.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1972 Voters Pamphlet", accessed August 23, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.