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Washington Commission on Legislative Salaries and Electoral Eligibility, SJR 127 (1975)

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The Washington Commission on Legislative Salaries and Electoral Eligibility Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 127, was on the November 4, 1975 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have created an independent commission to determine legislative salaries and legislators' eligibility for election to other offices. The measure would have amended Section 1 of Article XXVIII of the Washington State Constitution.[1]

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Washington SJR 127 (1975)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No539,28960.28%
Yes 355,399 39.72%

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.

Shall a commission be created to fix all legislative salaries and legislators' eligibility for election to other offices be expanded?

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