Washington Judicial Qualifications, HJR 37 (1980)
The Washington State Judicial Qualifications Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 37, was on the November 4, 1980 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure created a judicial qualification commission and empowered the Supreme Court to discipline and remove judges upon the commission's recommendation. The measure added Section 31 of Article IV of the Washington Constitution.
|Washington HJR 37 (1980)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Shall a judicial qualifications commission be created and the supreme court empowered to discipline or remove judges upon its recommendation?||”|
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1980 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- Washington State Constitution
- Office of the Secretary of State, "1980 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 21, 2013
- Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed August 21, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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