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Washington Commission on Judicial Conduct, SJR 136 (1986)

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The Washington State Commission on Judicial Conduct Amendment, numbered as Amendment 77, was on the November 4, 1986 ballot in the State of Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.

Amendment 77 altered Section 31 of Article IV of the Washington State Constitution.

Election results

Amendment 77
Approveda Yes 696,932 58.89%

The ballot question was "Shall the Constitution be amended to increase authority and membership of the commission reviewing judicial conduct and require public proceedings?"

Amendment 77 enlarged the Judicial Qualifications Commission from 7 members to 9 members and changed its name to the Commission on Judicial Conduct.[1]

The two additional members added to the Commission on Judicial Conduct are lay members, in addition to the seven members from the judicial community.[2]

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