The Washington Handling Legislative Vacancies Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 24, was on the November 5, 1968 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure defined the qualifications necessary for an appointment to fill a vacancy in state or country offices. The measure amended Section 15 of Article II and Section 6 of Article XI of the Washington State Constitution.
| Washington SJR 24 (1968)|
| Yes|| 744,656|| 74.33%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
- See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 15 of Article II and Section 6 of Article XI
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|| Shall the State Constitution be amended to provide for filling vacancies in legislative or partisan county elective offices as follows: (1) the county commissioners of the county affected shall appoint a person from the same legislative, county or county commissionaer district and political party as the officer whose office has been vacated; (2) On failure of the county commissioners to so appoint within sixty days, the governor shall within thirty days appoint a person similarly qualified?