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Revision as of 08:54, 23 September 2013

Voting on Hunting & Fishing
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Political topics on the ballot

The Washington Fishing Regulations Initiative, also known as Initiative 640, was on the November 7, 1995 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated. The measure would have rewritten fishing regulations to ensure certain survival rates for non-targeted species.[1]

Election results

Washington Initiative 640 (1995)
Defeatedd No767,68657.52%
Yes 566,880 42.48%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

Shall state fishery regulations ensure certain survival rates for nontargeted catch, and commercial and recreational fisheries be prioritized?[2]

Path to the ballot

Initiative 640 was filed on January 9, 1995 by Frank Haw of Olympia. 258,995 signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot. The measure was placed on the ballot as provided for by the state constitution.[3]

Similar measures

See also

Suggest a link

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 'Office of the Secretary of State, "1995 Voters Pamphlet", accessed August 30, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. Washington Secretary of State, "Initiatives to the People", accessed August 29, 2013