Washington Excess Levy Validation Formula, HJR 40 (1973)

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The Washington Excess Levy Validation Formula Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 40, was on the November 6, 1973 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have applied the excess levy validation formula to bonds payable from such levies. The measure would have amended Section 2 of Article VII of the Washington Constitution.[1]

Election results

Washington HJR 40 (1973)
Defeatedd No501,61858.73%
Yes 352,495 41.27%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall the validation formula approved in 1972 for excess levy elections also be applied to bonds payable from such levies?[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1973 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 23, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.