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Washington Recall of Elected Officials, Amendment to Article I Secs. 33-34 (1912)

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The Washington Recall of Elected Officials Amendment, also known as Amendment to Article I, Sections 33-34, was on the November 5, 1912 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized recall elections in the state.[1] The measure amended Sections 33-34 of Article I of the Washington State Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington Amendment to Article I, Sections 33-34
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 112,321 70.78%
No46,37229.22%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 33-34 of Article I

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed amendment to article one (1) of the Constitution, by adding thereto at the end of said article one (1) two new sections to be numbered sections 33 and 34 of said article one (1) authorizing and providing for the recall and discharge of any elective public officer and election of his successor.[3]

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