The Washington Four-Year Tax Levies Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 4208, was on the November 4, 1997 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted voter-approved school district tax levies to run for four years, rather than a two-year maximum. The measure amended Section 2 of Article VII of the Washington Constitution.
| Washington HJR 4208 (1997)|
| Yes|| 858,777|| 53.08%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
- See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 2 of Article VII
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|| Shall the Washington Constitution be amended to permit voter-approved school district levies to run for an optional four-year period, rather than the current two-year maximum?"