Washington State Judiciary Revision, SJR 101 (1975)

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The Washington Revision of the Constitution's Judiciary Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 101, was on the November 4, 1975 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have redefined the authorities of the Chief Justice, the Supreme Court and District Courts, established a commission on judicial qualifications, and provided for certain case review rights. The measure would have repealed Article IV of the Washington State Constitution and replaced it with Article IVA.[1]

Election results

Washington SJR 101 (1975)
Defeatedd No427,36151.11%
Yes 408,832 48.89%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall the existing constitutional provisions relating to the judiciary be replaced by a new and revised judicial article?[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1975 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 23, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.