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Washington Shared Earnings for Common Carriers, HJR 57 (1977)

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The Washington Shared Earnings for Common Carriers Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 57, was on the November 8, 1977 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted railroad companies to share earnings within boundaries established by the legislature or the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission.[1] The measure repealed Section 14 of Article XII of the Washington State Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington HJR 67 (1977)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 447,544 57.36%
No332,72942.64%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 14 of Article XII

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the constitutional prohibition against the common carrier doing the carrying sharing earnings with another common carrier be repealed?

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