Washington Tax Assessments of Low-Income Housing, SJR 8212 (1990)

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The Washington Tax Assessments of Low-Income Housing Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 8212, was on the November 6, 1990 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have permitted basing the tax value of low-income housing upon the property's current use.[1] The measure would have amended Section 11 of Article VII of the Washington State Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington SJR 8212 (1990)
Defeatedd No608,22350.06%
Yes 606,683 49.94%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 1 of Article VII

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall a constitutional amendment permit basing the tax value of low-income housing of five or more units upon current use?[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1990 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 28, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed August 28, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.