Washington Land Ownership by Canadians, SJR 9 (1950)

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The Washington Land Ownership by Canadians Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 9, was on the November 7, 1950 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted ownership of land by Canadians who are citizens of provinces wherein citizens of Washington can own land.[1] The measure amended Section 33 of Article I of the Washington Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington SJR 9 (1950)
Approveda Yes 292,857 50.24%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 33 of Article II

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall Article II, Section 33 of the Constitution be amended to permit ownership of land by Canadians who are citizens of provinces wherein citizens of this state may own land?[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1950 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 11, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed September 11, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.