A Washington Limit on Politician Salaries, Initiative 282
was on the November 6, 1973 ballot
as an Initiative to the People
where it was approved.
I-282 is now identified as Chapter 149, Laws of 1974, 1st Extraordinary Session.
| Initiative 282|
| Yes|| 798,338|| 80.14%|
Text of measure
The question asked on the ballot was, "Shall state elected officials’ salary increases be limited to 5.5% over 1965 levels, and judges’ the same over 1972 levels?"
Path to the ballot
Initiative 282 was filed on June 12, 1973 by Kenneth D. Hansen. 699,098 signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot.