Washington Term Limits for County Officers, SJR 1 (1940)
The Washington Term Limits for County Officers Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 1, was on the November 5, 1940 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have repealed limits on the term numbers country officers may serve. The measure would have repealed Section 7 of Article XII of the Washington State Constitution.
|Washington SJR 1 (1940)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||A Resolution amending the Constitution of the State of Washington by repealing section 7 of Article XI which section limits the tenure of county officers to two successive terms.||”|
- Washington County Official Term Limits, Amendment to Article XI Sec. 7 (1912)
- Washington Repeal of County Officer Term Limits, HJR 4 (1948)
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1940 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- Washington State Constitution
State of Washington
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Commissioner of Public Lands | Director of Labor and Industries | Chairman of Utilities and Transportation |