Washington Food Products Exempt from Sales Tax, Initiative 345 (1977)

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 17:20, 19 June 2012 by JWilliams (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Ballot measures
in Washington State
Seal of Washington.jpg
Constitutional amendments
Initiatives to the People
Initiatives to the Legislature
Statutes referred by Legislature
Veto referendums
Political topics on the ballot
LawsHistoryConstitution
A Food Products Exempt from Sales Tax, Initiative 345 was on the November 8, 1977 ballot in the State of Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved.

Election results

Initiative 345
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 521,062 54%
No443,84046%

Text of measure

The question asked on the ballot was, "Shall most food products be exempt from state and local retail sales and use taxes, effective July 1, 1978?"

Path to the ballot

Initiative 345 was filed on March 30, 1977 by J. Linsey Hinand. Hinand was the chairperson of the "Coalition Opposing the Sales Tax on Food of Seattle." 168,281 signatures were submitted to qualify I-345 for the ballot.

See also

BP-Initials-UPDATED.png
Suggest a link

External links

References


BallotMeasureFinal badge.png
This state ballot measure article is a stub. You can help people learn by expanding it.