A Public Utility Districts Act, Initiative 166
ballot proposition was on the November 5, 1946 statewide ballot
in the State of Washington
as an Initiative to the People
, where it was defeated.
| Initiative 166|
|Yes|| 220,239|| 37.45%|
Text on the Ballot
An act relating to public utility districts; requiring the approval of voters thereof as a prerequisite to acquisition of any operating electrical utility properties or adoption of a plan therefore by any such district; requiring voters' approval of bonds or indebtedness in connection therewith; providing for the calling of elections for such purpose; prescribing the manner in which resolutions for such acquisition or for adoption of plans therefore may become effective; subjecting acquisition of properties pursuant to pending proceedings and contracts to approval under this act; providing for liberal construction and repealing inconsistent acts.
Path to the ballot
Initiative 166 was filed on April 24, 1946.