The Washington City Charters Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 1, was on the November 3, 1964 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted any city with 10,000 or more inhabitants to frame a charter for its own government. The measure amended Section 10 of Article XI of the Washington Constitution.
| Washington SJR 1 (1964)|
| Yes|| 687,016|| 72.31%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
- See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 10 of Article XI
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| Shall Article XI, section 10, of the State Constitution, which provides for the incorporation, organization and classification of cities, and allows certain cities to frame charters for their own government consistent with general state laws, be amended in the following respects:
- (1) Changing from 20,000 to 10,000 the minimum population of cities which may frame such charters;
- (2) Changing newspaper publication requirements for proposed charters;
- (3) Providing that notices of elections be given as required by law?