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The Washington Term Limits Initiative, also known as Initiative 553, was on the November 5, 1991 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated. The measure would have imposed term limits on the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State Legislatures and the state's delegation to the U.S. Congress.[1]

Elections Results

Washington Initiative 553 (1991)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No811,68654.02%
Yes 690,828 45.98%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

Shall there be limitations on terms of office for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State Legislators, and Washington State members of Congress?[2]

Path to the ballot

Initiative 553 was filed on January 9, 1991 by Gene J. Morain of Tacoma. 254,263 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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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1991 Voters Pamphlet", accessed August 28, 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