Washington Regulation of Taxation, Initiative 251 (1970)

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A Regulation of Taxation, Initiative 251 ballot proposition was on the November 3, 1970 statewide ballot in the State of Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated.

Election results

Initiative 251
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No527,26351.09%
Yes 504,779 48.91%

Text of measure

The question on the ballot was, "An initiative declaring that existing taxes imposed by the state of Washington shall not be increased and that no new or additional taxes shall be imposed by the state of Washington."

Path to the ballot

Initiative 251 was filed on March 12, 1970 by Vick Gould of the Tax Limit League. 135,668 signatures were filed on July 3, 1970, qualifying I-251 for the ballot.

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