A Washington Certificate of Necessity Act, Referendum 7
was on the November 7, 1916 ballot
in the State of Washington
as a veto referendum
, where it succeeded in overturning
an act of the Washington State Legislature
| Referendum 7|
|Yes|| 46,820|| 18.87%|
A "yes" vote for a veto referendum is a vote in favor of the legislative act that those who collected signatures to force onto the ballot are hoping to overturn. A "no" vote is a vote against the legislative act that provoked the veto referendum.
In this case, Chapter 178, Laws of 1915, about a Certificate of Necessity Act, did not become law.
Text on the Ballot