Washington No Public Funding of Abortions, Initiative 471 (1984)

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A No Public Funding of Abortions, Initiative 471 ballot proposition was on the November 6, 1984 ballot in the State of Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated.

Election results

Initiative 471
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No949,92153.13%
Yes 838,083 46.87%

Text of measure

The question asked on the ballot was, "Shall public funding of abortions be prohibited except to prevent the death of the pregnant woman or her unborn child?"

Path to the ballot

Initiative 471 was fed on April 16, 1984 by Michael Undseth. 162,324 signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot.

Abortion on the Washington ballot

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