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Washington Sales Tax Increase for Conservation, Initiative 90 (1986)

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The Washington Sales Tax Increase, Initiative 90, was on the November 4, 1986 general election ballot in Washington, where it was defeated.

Sponsor John C. McGlenn filed 211,299 signatures to qualify it for the ballot as an Initiative to the Legislature. When the legislature did not take action on the proposed legislation, as provided by state constitution the measure was placed on the ballot where it was defeated.

Election results

Initiative 90
Defeatedd No784,38261.37%
Yes 493,794 38.63%

The language that appeared on the ballot read, "Shall sales and use taxes be increased, 1/8 of 1%, to fund comprehensive fish and wildlife conservation and recreation programs?"

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