Washington Voting Age of 19, HJR 6 (1970)

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A Washington Voting Age of 19, Proposed Amendment HJR 6 was on the November 3, 1970 ballot in the State of Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment where it was defeated.

Election results

Defeatedd No570,43854.67%
Yes 473,029 45.33%

Text of measure

The ballot question was, "Shall Article VI, Section 1 of the state Constitution be amended to reduce from 21 years to 19 years the age at which an otherwise qualified person shall be entitled to vote and to remove currently inoperative language pertaining to the voting qualifications of certain citizens?"

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