The Washington County "Home Rule" Charters Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 5, was on the November 2, 1948 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted counties to adopt "home rule" charters. The measure added Section 4 of Article XI to the Washington Constitution
| Washington HJR 13 (1948)|
| Yes|| 296,624|| 52.44%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
- See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 4 of Article XI
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|| PROPOSED AMENDMENT to Constitution to permit counties to adopt "Home Rule" charters.