Washington Public Building Bonds, Referendum 22 (1970)

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A Washington State Building Bonds ballot measure, or Referred Bill 22 was on the November 3, 1970 ballot in the State of Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was defeated.

Election results

Referred Bill 22
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No574,88758.99%
Yes 399,608 41.01%

Text of measure

The question asked on the ballot was, "An act amending a law approved by the voters in 1968 which authorized the sale of $63,059,000 in bonds to finance various building projects for institutions, general administration and certain higher education facilities; deleting a requirement in the original act that these bonds be sold prior to January 1, 1972; removing the 6% maximum interest rate payable on said bonds and substituting therefore a provision that the state finance committee shall fix the maximum interest rate."

The 1968 measure that Referred Bill 22 wanted to change was Washington State Building Projects, Referred Bill 19 (1968).

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