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Washington Public Building Bonds, Referendum 19 (1968)

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The Washington Public Building Bonds Bill, also known as Referendum 19, was on the November 5, 1968 ballot in Washington as an legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure authorized $63,059,000 in bonds to finance various building projects for institutions, general administration and certain higher education facilities.[1]

Aftermath

All the authorized bonds were not sold near the upcoming deadline of January 1, 1971. The legislature put Referendum 22 on the ballot in 1970 to remove the deadline from the statute, where the measure was defeated.

Election results

Washington Referendum 19 (1968)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 606,236 56.95%
No458,35843.05%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

An ACT authorizing the issuance and sale of state general obligation bonds in an amount not exceeding $63,059,000; appropriating the proceeds to finance various building projects for the Department of General Administration, the Department of Institutions, and certain state institutions of higher education; and providing for payment of the bonds from unpledged retail sales tax revenues or such other means authorized by the legislature.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1968 Voters Pamphlet", accessed August 27, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.