Washington Tax & Spending Limits, Initiative 602 (1993)

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The Washington Tax and Spending Limits Initiative, also known as Initiative 602, was on the November 2, 1993 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated. The measure would have limited state revenue collections and expenditures on personal income.[1]

Election results

Washington Initiative 602 (1993)
Defeatedd No836,04755.39%
Yes 673,378 44.61%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

Shall state revenue collections and state expenditures be limited by a factor based on personal income, and certain revenue measures repealed?[2]

Path to the ballot

Initiative 602 was filed on March 3, 1993 by Margaret Johnson of Olympia. 249,707 signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot.The measure was placed on the ballot as provided for by the state constitution.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1993 Voters Pamphlet", accessed August 29, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. Washington Secretary of State, "Initiatives to the People", accessed August 28, 2013