Washington Four-Year Tax Levies, HJR 4208 (1997)

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The Washington Four-Year Tax Levies Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 4208, was on the November 4, 1997 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted voter-approved school district tax levies to run for four years, rather than a two-year maximum.[1] The measure amended Section 2 of Article VII of the Washington Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington HJR 4208 (1997)
Approveda Yes 858,777 53.08%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 2 of Article VII

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

Shall the Washington Constitution be amended to permit voter-approved school district levies to run for an optional four-year period, rather than the current two-year maximum?"[4]

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  1. 'Office of the Secretary of State, "1995 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 3, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed September 3, 2013
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  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.