A Washington Quincy Valley Irrigation, Referendum 2
was on the November 3, 1914 ballot
in the State of Washington
as a veto referendum
, where it succeeded in overturning
an act of the Washington State Legislature
| Referendum 2|
|Yes|| 102,315|| 35.11%|
A "yes" vote for a veto referendum 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 veto referendum.
In this case, Chapter 180, Laws of 1913, pertaining to a Quincy Valley Irrigation Act did not become law.
Text on the Ballot
An act providing for the construction, maintenance and operation of a system of storage and irrigation works for the purpose of irrigating lands in Grant, Adams, Chelan and Douglas counties, including lands in the Quincy valley; creating a state reclamation board, and providing for the sale of state bonds not exceeding $40,000,000 in amount.