Washington Compensation of Elected Officials, SJR 4 (1948)

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The Washington Compensation of Elected Officials Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 4, was on the November 2, 1948 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted the state legislature to fix the salaries of elected state officials.[1] The measure added Article XXVIII to the Washington Constitution[2]

Election results

Washington SJR 4 (1948)
Approveda Yes 318,319 50.62%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Article XXVIII

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

PROPOSED AMENDMENT to the Constitution to permit the legislature to fix the salaries of the elected state officials.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1948 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 11, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed September 11, 2013 (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.