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Washington Powers of Superior Court Commissioners, SJR 107 (1981)

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The Washington Powers of Superior Court Commissioners Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 107, was on the November 3, 1981 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have removed constitutional limitations on the numbers and powers of Superior Court commissioners and would have had these matters defined by the the Legislature. The measure would have amended Section 23 of Article IV of the Washington Constitution.[1]

Election results

Washington SJR 107 (1981)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No439,54253.26%
Yes 385,796 46.74%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall constitutional limitations on powers and numbers of superior court commissioners be removed, and limitations be established by legislation?[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1981 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 20, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.