The Washington Compensation of Elected Officials Amendment, also known as Substitute Senate Joint Resolution 9, Part 1, was on the November 4, 1958 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided for the legislature to increase or decrease the compensation of all elected state and county officials. The measure would have repealed Section 13 of Article II and Section 1 of Article XXVIII of the Washington Constitution.
| Washington Sub SJR 9, Pt 1 (1958)|
|Yes|| 199,361|| 26.98%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|| COMPENSATION OF ELECTED OFFICIALS
Shall the state constitution be amended to provide that the legislature may increase or decrease the compensation of all elected officials of the state and all elected officials of the counties and that any such change in compensation shall be effective immediately; subject to the people's power of referendum?