Washington Compensation of Elected Officials, SJR 4 (1948)

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The Washington Compensation of Elected Officials Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 4, was on the November 2, 1948 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted the state legislature to fix the salaries of elected state officials.[1] The measure added Article XXVIII to the Washington Constitution[2]

Election results

Washington SJR 4 (1948)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 318,319 50.62%
No310,51649.38%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Article XXVIII

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 the Constitution to permit the legislature to fix the salaries of the elected state officials.

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