1970 Referendum General Election Results - Washington
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  Referendum: Referendum Bill 21 (Recreation Bonds)Popular Vote
Yes 520,162 52.29%
No 474,548 47.71%
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Election Notes:
  • An act amending a law approved by the voters in 1968 which authorized the sale of $40,000,000 in bonds for the acquisition and development of outdoor recreation areas and facilities; deleting a requirement in the original act that these bonds be sold prior to January 1, 1975; removing the 6% maximum interest rate payable on said bonds and substituting therefor a provision that the state finance committee shall fix the maximum interest rate.
Demographic Data

1970 Population:3,413,244Enum.1970 Population Density:19.8persons/km2
1960 Population:2,853,214Enum.1960 Population Density:16.6persons/km2
Land Area (2000):172,348km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.8%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Washington Secretary of State. Washington Ballot Measures Election Results, Washington Secretary of State (http://secstate.wa.gov/elections/) (accessed 21 Jan 2007)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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