Washington Court of Appeals Establishment, SJR 6 (1968)

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The Washington Court of Appeals Establishment Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 6, was on the November 5, 1968 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] The measure provided for the establishment of the Washington Court of Appeals. The measure added Section 30 of Article IV, to the Washington Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington SJR 6 (1968)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 650,025 63.72%
No370,05936.28%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 30 of Article IV

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

Shall the State Constitution be amended to provide for establishment by the legislature of a state court of appeals with such jurisdiction as may be granted by statute or rules as authorized thereby; providing that the number, manner of election, compensation, term of office, removal and retirement of judges of such court shall be prescribed by statute; and providing that the administration and procedures of the court shall be prescribed by supreme court rules?[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1968 Voters Pamphlet", accessed August 27, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution", accessed August 27, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.