Washington Sales Tax Increase for Conservation, Initiative 90 (1986)
The Washington Sales Tax Increase for Conservation Initiative, also known as Initiative 90, was on the November 4, 1986 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the Legislature, where it was defeated. The measure would have increased sales taxes to fund wildlife conservation and recreation programs.
|Washington Initiative 90 (1986)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|“||Shall sales and use taxes be increased, 1/8 of 1%, to fund comprehensive fish and wildlife conservation and recreation programs?||”|
Path to the ballot
Sponsor John C. McGlenn filed 211,299 signatures to qualify the measure to be sent to the legislature. When the legislature did not take action on the proposed legislation, the measure was placed on the ballot as provided for by the state constitution.
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1986 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- List of all Washington State Initiatives to the Legislature
- Spokane Chronicle, "Initiative 90 seeks funding for state wildlife programs", October 28, 1986
- Office of the Secretary of State, "1986 Voters Pamphlet", accessed August 19, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- Washington Secretary of State, "Initiatives to the Legislature", accessed August 19, 2013
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