Washington Bonds for Waste Disposal Facilities, Referendum 26 (1972)

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The Washington Bonds for Waste Disposal Facilities Bill, also known as Referendum 26, was on the November 7, 1972 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure authorized $225 million in state general obligation bonds to fund the planning, acquisition, construction, and improvement of public waste disposal facilities.[1]

Election results

Washington Referendum 26 (1972)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 827,077 62.82%
No489,45937.18%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An ACT authorizing the issuance and sale of state general obligation bonds in the sum of $225,000,000 to provide funds for the planning, acquisition, construction, and improvement of public waste disposal facilities; designating the State Department of Ecology as the agency 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.