1972 Referendum General Election Results - Washington
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  Referendum: Referendum Bill 26 (Public Waste Disposal Bonds)Popular Vote
Yes 827,077 62.82%
No 489,459 37.18%
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  1972 Washington County Map of General Election Results for Referendum  
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Election Notes:
  • An ACT authorizing the issuance and sale of state general obligation bonds in the sum of $225,000,000 to provide funds for the planning, acquisition, construction, and improvement of public waste disposal facilities; designating the State Department of Ecology as the agency responsible for disbursement of the bond proceeds, subject to prior legislative appropriations; and providing for payment of the bonds from unpledged state retail sales tax revenues or other means authorized by the legislature.
Demographic Data

1980 Population:4,132,353Enum.1980 Population Density:24.0persons/km2
1972 Population:3,446,815Est.1972 Population Density:20.0persons/km2
1970 Population:3,413,244Enum.1970 Population Density:19.8persons/km2
Land Area (2000):172,348km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.9%

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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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