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Washington County Official Term Limits, Amendment to Article XI Sec. 7 (1912)

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The Washington County Official Term Limits, also known as Amendment to Article XI, Section 7, was on the November 5, 1912 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have removed term limits for county officers, except for the county treasurer. The measure would have amended Sections 7 Article XI of the Washington State Constitution.[1]

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Washington Amendment to Article XI, Section 7
Defeatedd No83,13855.11%
Yes 67,717 44.89%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed amendment to section seven (7) of article eleven (XI) of the Constitution, removing the prohibition against county officers, except county treasurer, holding office for more than two terms.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "November 1912 General Election," accessed September 20, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.