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{{tnr}}{{wabm}}A '''Washington Party Conventions Act, Referendum 15''' was on the [[Washington 1922 ballot measures|November 7, 1922 ballot]] in the [[State of Washington]] as a {{vrfull}}, where it '''succeeded in overturning''' an act of the [[Washington State Legislature]].
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The '''Washington Party Conventions Act''', also known as '''Referendum 15''', was on the [[1922 ballot measures#Washington| November 7, 1922 ballot]] in [[Washington]] as a {{vrfull}}, where it was '''defeated''', thus '''overturning''' the legislation. The measure would have changed the powers of precinct chairpeople and party committees, how candidates for public office are nominated and guidelines for party conventions.<ref name=voterguide>[http://wsldocs.sos.wa.gov/library/docs/OSOS/voterspamphlet/voterspamphlet_1922_2006_001781.pdf ''Office of the Secretary of State'', "1922 Voters Pamphlet", accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==Election results==
 
==Election results==
 
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Election results via: [http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/results_report.aspx?e=114&c=&c2=&t=&t2=5&p=&p2=&y= Washington Secretary of State]
  
A "yes" vote for a {{vrfull}} is a vote in favor of the legislative act that those who collected signatures to force onto the ballot are hoping to overturn.  A "no" vote is a vote against the legislative act that provoked the {{vrfull}}.
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==Text of measure==
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The language that appeared on the ballot:<ref name=voterguide/>
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{{Quote|An Act relating to the election and powers of precinct committeemen and party committees, the nomination of candidates for public office, and the holding of party conventions for the purpose of adopting platforms and nominating presidential electors.}}
  
In this case, Chapter 176, Laws of 1921, regarding party conventions, did not become law.
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==Path to the ballot==
 
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Referendum 15 was filed on April 9, 1921. Signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot. The measure was placed on the ballot as provided for by the [[Article II, Washington State Constitution#Section 1|state constitution]].<ref>[http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/initiatives/statistics_referendummeasures.aspx ''Washington Secretary of State'', "History of Referendum Measures", accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
==Text on the Ballot==
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An Act relating to the election and powers of precinct committeemen and party committees, the nomination of candidates for public office, and the holding of party conventions for the purpose of adopting platforms and nominating presidential electors.
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[Washington 1922 ballot measures]]
 
* [[List of Washington ballot measures]]
 
* [[1922 ballot measures]]
 
* [[List of ballot measures by year]]
 
* [[List of ballot measures by state]]
 
* [[List of Washington State veto referenda]]
 
* [[Ballot measures in the State of Washington about campaigns and elections]]
 
 
 
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*[[Washington 1922 ballot measures]]
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*[[1922 ballot measures]]
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*[[List of Washington ballot measures]]
  
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/results_search.aspx State of Washington ballot measure election results]
* [http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/initiatives/statistics_referendummeasures.aspx History of State of Washington veto referendum measures]
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* [http://wsldocs.sos.wa.gov/library/docs/iii/charts/Voters%20Materials.htm State of Washington 1922 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet]
*[http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/results_report.aspx?e=114&c=&c2=&t=&t2=5&p=&p2=&y= Washington 1922 Election Results]
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* [http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/initiatives/statistics_referendummeasures.aspx State of Washington History of Referendum Measures]
* [http://wsldocs.sos.wa.gov/library/docs/OSOS/voterspamphlet/voterspamphlet_1922_2006_001781.pdf Washington 1922 Voter Guide]
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[[Category:Elections and campaigns, 1922]]
 
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[[Category:Veto referendum, Washington]]
 
[[Category:Veto referendum, Washington]]
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The Washington Party Conventions Act, also known as Referendum 15, was on the November 7, 1922 ballot in Washington as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have changed the powers of precinct chairpeople and party committees, how candidates for public office are nominated and guidelines for party conventions.[1]

Election results

Washington Referendum 15 (1922)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No140,29970.99%
Yes 57,324 29.01%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

An Act relating to the election and powers of precinct committeemen and party committees, the nomination of candidates for public office, and the holding of party conventions for the purpose of adopting platforms and nominating presidential electors.[2]

Path to the ballot

Referendum 15 was filed on April 9, 1921. Signatures were submitted 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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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1922 Voters Pamphlet", accessed September 16, 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, "History of Referendum Measures", accessed September 16, 2013