Washington Superior Court Judge Elections, SJR 6 (1966)
The Washington Superior Court Judge Elections Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 6 was on the November 8, 1966 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure removed elections for Superior Court judges if only one candidate was entitled to appear on the ballot. The measure amended Section 29 of Article IV of the Washington Constitution.
|Washington SJR 6 (1966)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Shall Article IV of the state constitution be amended to provide that where only one candidate has filed for a superior court judge position in a county of 100,000 or more inhabitants, or where after a contested primary in any county only one such candidate is entitled to appear on the general election ballot, certification of election shall issue to such candidate without a further election, unless a write-in campaign is to be conducted?||”|
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1966 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- Washington State Constitution (dead link)
- Office of the Secretary of State, "1966 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 27, 2013
- Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed August 27, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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