No. 38863.

69 Wn.2d 219 (1966)

417 P.2d 837

THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, on the Relation of Effie Mae Lofgren, Plaintiff, v. A. LUDLOW KRAMER, as Secretary of State, Respondent.

The Supreme Court of Washington, En Banc.

September 1, 1966.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Lane, Powell, Moss & Miller, Raymond W. Haman, and John Lackland, for plaintiff.

The Attorney General and Philip H. Austin, Assistant, for respondent.


Effie Mae Lofgren, citizen and taxpayer of the state of Washington, brings this action, invoking the original jurisdiction of this court under art. 4, § 4 of the Washington State Constitution, to obtain a writ of mandamus directing the Secretary of State, as chief elections officer of the state, to refrain from placing Referendum Bill No. 16 on the ballot at the next general election.

The challenged referendum bill provides for the reapportionment...

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