Washington Property Tax, Amendment to Article VII (1908)

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The Washington Property Tax Amendment, also known as Amendment to Article VII, was on the November 3, 1908 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have disallowed the assessment and taxation of public property and personal property to the amount of $300 within the state.[1] The measure would have amended Article VII of the Washington State Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington Amendment to Article VII (1908)
Defeatedd No60,24467.98%
Yes 28,371 32.02%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

Proposed amendment to Article VII of the Constitution relating to the assessment and taxation of property within the state.[3]

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  1. The San Juan Islander, "Proposed Amendment to State Constitution," October 31, 1908
  2. 2.0 2.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "November 1908 General Election," accessed September 20, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.