The Washington Excess Levy Validation Formula Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 40, was on the November 6, 1973 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have applied the excess levy validation formula to bonds payable from such levies. The measure would have amended Section 2 of Article VII of the Washington Constitution.
| Washington HJR 40 (1973)|
|Yes|| 352,495|| 41.27%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|| Shall the validation formula approved in 1972 for excess levy elections also be applied to bonds payable from such levies?