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Washington Rules for New Counties, HJR 4203 (1990)

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The Washington Rules for New Counties Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 4203, was on the November 6, 1990 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have amended the rules governing the creation of new counties.[1] The measure would have amended Section 3 of Article XI of the Washington State Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington HJR 4203 (1990)
Defeatedd No810,09866.76%
Yes 403,377 33.24%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 3 of Article XI

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall constitutional provisions governing the creation of new counties be amended to alter requirements for county formation, annexation, and consolidation?[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1990 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 28, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed August 28, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.