The Washington Elections for Legislative Vacancies Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 138, was on the November 4, 1986 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have modified the process of filling vacancies in state legislative and county offices. The measure would have amended Section 15 of Article II of the Washington Constitution.
| Washington SJR 138 (1986)|
|Yes|| 557,447|| 48.77%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| Shall the Constitution be amended to modify the process, timing and eligibility to fill vacancies in legislative and county offices?