The Washington State Judicial Qualifications Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 37, was on the November 4, 1980 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure created a judicial qualification commission and empowered the Supreme Court to discipline and remove judges upon the commission's recommendation. The measure added Section 31 of Article IV of the Washington Constitution.
| Washington HJR 37 (1980)|
| Yes|| 1,043,490|| 69.18%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
- See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 31 of Article IV
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|| Shall a judicial qualifications commission be created and the supreme court empowered to discipline or remove judges upon its recommendation?