Washington Federal Lands to the State, SJR 132 (1980)
The Washington Federal Lands to the State Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 132, was on the November 4, 1980 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have removed from the constitution the legal barriers for the state to control unappropriated federal public lands. The measure would have amended Article XXVI of the Washington Constitution.
|Washington SJR 132 (1980)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||Shall the constitution be amended to provide that the state no longer disclaims all rights to unappropriated federal public lands?||”|
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1980 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- The Telegraph, "Washington voters may claim federal lands in November," October 23, 1980
State of Washington
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Commissioner of Public Lands | Director of Labor and Industries | Chairman of Utilities and Transportation |