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Election results via: [http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/results_report.aspx?e=17&c=&c2=&t=&t2=5&p=&p2=&y= Washington Secretary of State]
Election results via: [http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/results_report.aspx?e=17&c=&c2=&t=&t2=5&p=&p2=&y= Washington Secretary of State]

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The Washington Gaming on Indian Lands, also known as Initiative 671, was on the November 5, 1996 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated. The measure would have allowed limited electronic gambling on tribal lands in the state.[1]

Election results

Washington Initiative 671 (1996)
Defeatedd No1,222,49256.68%
Yes 934,344 43.32%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

Shall amended tribal/state agreements be authorized permitting limited electronic gaming on Indian lands for tribal government purposes, with joint regulation and specified use of revenues?[2]

Path to the ballot

Initiative 671 was filed on April 11, 1996 by Doreen M. Maloney of Mount Vernon. 290,996 signatures were collected to qualify it for the ballot. The measure was placed on the ballot as provided for by the state constitution.[3]

See also

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  1. 1.0 1.1 'Office of the Secretary of State, "1996 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 30, 2013