Washington State Civil Service, Initiative 207 (1960)

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A Civil Service for State Employees, Initiative 207 ballot proposition was on the November 8, 1960 statewide ballot in the State of Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved. Initiative 207, once it was enacted, became known as Chapter 1, Laws of 1961.

Election results

Initiative 207
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 606,511 56.25%
No471,73043.75%

Path to the ballot

Initiative 207 was filed on January 13, 1960. Signature petitions were filed on July 8, 1960 to qualify I-207 for the ballot.

Text on the Ballot

An Act, Entitled "The State Civil Service Law," relating to state government; establishing a civil service system for state employees; defining employees included and excluded; providing that appointments and promotions in the classified civil service shall be based solely on merit and fitness; governing appointment, promotion, transfer, layoff, recruitment, retention, classification and pay plan, removal, discipline and welfare of civil service employees, agreements regarding grievance procedures and collective negotiations, and other incidents of employment; blanketing-in certain employees; prohibiting certain activities; creating a revolving fund; abolishing existing personnel system; and repealing or amending inconsistent laws.

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