Washington Uniform Property Tax, Amendment to Article VII Sec. 2 (1898)

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The Washington Uniform Property Tax Amendment, also known as Amendment to Article VII, Section 2, was on the November 8, 1898 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have established a uniform and equal rate of assessment and taxation on all property located in the state. The measure would have amended Sections 2 of Article VII of the Washington State Constitution.[1][2]

Election results

Washington Amendment to Article VII, Section 2 (1898)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No33,85067.92%
Yes 15,986 32.08%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

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.

Proposed Amendment to Sec. 2, Art. 7 of Constitution relating to Taxation.

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