Washington Voter Registration by Mail, Referendum 39 (1977)
The Washington Voter Registration By Mail Act, also known as Referendum 39, was on the November 8, 1977 ballot in Washington as a veto referendum, where it was defeated. The measure overturned an act of the legislature that would have allowed voter registration by mail and absentee voting on one day's registration.
|Washington Referendum 39 (1977)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||Shall certain changes be made in voter registration laws, including registration by mail and absentee voting on one day's registration?||”|
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1977 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- List of all State of Washington referendum measures
- Ellensburg Daily Record, "Adele says 5 up, 5 down", November 7, 1977
State of Washington
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