The Washington Uniform Taxation Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 7, was on the November 3, 1936 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have established uniform taxation policies within the state and empowered the legislature to provide a graduated net income tax and exemptions. The measure would have repealed Section 12 of Article XI and amended Section 1 of Article XI and Section 9 of Article XI of the Washington State Constitution.
| Washington SJR 7 (1936)|
|Yes|| 93,598|| 22.17%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| A Proposal to repeal section 12, article XI and amend sections 1 and 9, article VII of the constitution by providing: uniform taxation upon the same class of subjects; that the legislature may provide exemptions and graduated net income tax, may vest municipalities with power to make local improvements by special assessment or taxation; cannot require counties or municipalities to tax for county or municipal purposes but may under legislative restiction, vest them with such authority.
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