Washington Constitutional Convention, HJR 1 (1918)
The Washington Constitutional Convention Question, also known as House Joint Resolution 1, was on the November 5, 1918 ballot in Washington as a constitutional convention question, where it was defeated. The measure would have called for a state constitutional convention.
|Washington HJR 1 (1918)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Resolved, By the Legislature of the State of Washington that it is deemed necessary to call a convention to revise or amend the State Constitution. THEREFORE, It is hereby declared and recommended that the electors of the State of Washington, at the next general election, to be held on the Tuesday next succeeded the first Monday in November, 1918, shall vote for or against a convention to revise or amend the Constitution of the State.||”|
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1918 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- Office of the Secretary of State, "1918 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 17, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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