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Washington Home-Rule Charter Drafting Agency, HJR 64 (1976)

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The Washington Home-Rule Charter Drafting Agency Amendment, also know as House Joint Resolution 64, was on the November 2, 1976 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have created a state agency to draft county home-rule charter models for possible adoption. The measure would have added a new section to Article XI of the Washington State Constitution.[1]

Election results

Washington HJR 64 (1976)
Defeatedd No892,41971.97%
Yes 347,555 28.03%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall a state agency be created to draft several alternative model county home-rule charters for possible adoption by any county?[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1976 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 22, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.