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Washington Property Tax Levy for Schools, HJR 4220 (1987)

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The Washington Property Tax Levy for Schools Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 4220, was on the November 3, 1987 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have levied a property tax for the construction of schools. The measure would have amended Section 3 of Article IX of the Washington Constitution.[1]

Election results

Washington HJR 4220 (1987)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No568,19666.74%
Yes 283,118 33.26%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall the constitution be amended to permit a 15 year state-wide special property tax levy exclusively for school construction purposes?[2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1987 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 16, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.