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Washington Convict Labor for Highway Construction, Initiative 10 (1914)

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A Convict Labor Road Measure, Initiative 10 ballot proposition was on the November 3, 1914 statewide ballot in the State of Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated.

Election results

Initiative 10
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No183,72662.71%
Yes 111,805 37.83%

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Initiative 10 was filed on January 29, 1914.

Text on the Ballot

An act providing for the employment of all convicts upon public highways except in certain cases, authorizing the payment of certain sums to dependent families of such convicts, creating a state road fund, providing a tax levy of not to exceed one-half mill therefore, transferring the public highway fund thereto, and making an appropriation of two million dollars for carrying out the provisions of this act.

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