The Washington Graduated Income Tax Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 37, was on the November 6, 1973 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have instated a graduated net income tax, prohibited excess levies for schools, and limited excise taxes. The measure would have added a new section to Article VII of the Washington Constitution.
| Washington HJR 37 (1973)|
|Yes|| 228,823|| 22.91%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| Shall a graduated net income tax be authorized, excess levies for school operations be prohibited, and some excise taxes limited?