The Washington State Officers Compensation Increase Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 13, was on the November 5, 1968 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided for an increase in compensation for government officials who do not fix their own compensation. The measure added Section 1 of Article XXX of the Washington State Constitution.
| Washington HJR 13 (1968)|
| Yes|| 541,002|| 53.09%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
- See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 1 of Article XXX
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| Shall the State Constitution be amended by adding a new article permitting the compensation of all elected and appointed state, county and municipal officers who do not fix their own compensation (including judges of courts of record and justice courts), to be increased during their terms of office to the end that such officials shall receive compensation for their services as provided by the law in effect at the time the services are being rendered?