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Washington County Classifications for County Elections, Amendment to Article XI Sec. 5 (1924)

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The Washington County Classifications for County Elections, also known as Amendment to Article XI, was on the November 4, 1924 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the state legislature to categorize counties by population to better define the responsibilities of county officers.[1] The measure amended Section 5 of Article XI of the Washington State Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington Amendment to Article XI (1924)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 137,093 51.52%
No129,00348.48%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 5 of Article XI

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

An Amendment of section 5, article XI of the State Constitution relating to county officers, by providing that the legislature may classify counties by population and provide for the election of officers in certain classes of counties who shall perform the duties of two or more county officers.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1924 Voters Pamphlet", accessed September 16, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislator, "Washington State Constitution", accessed September 16, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.