Washington, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Change of State Capital

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Washington, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Change of State Capital
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

ARTICLE XIV SEAT OF GOVERNMENT

SECTION 2 CHANGE OF STATE CAPITAL.

When the seat of government shall have been located as herein provided, the location thereof shall not thereafter be changed except by a vote of two-thirds of all the qualified electors of the state voting on that question, at a general election, at which the question of location of the seat of government shall have been submitted by the legislature.

References: Constitution of Washington, 1889 (accessed Sept.22, 2017)

Subject Matter:

Change of State Capital

Actors

Author:
Legislature
Initiator:
Law
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
No turnout quorum found in legal source
Approval Quorum:
2/3rd majority of voters
Geographical Quorum:
No geographical quorum found in legal source
Excluded Issues:
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Procedural Elements

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