Washington Elections for Legislative Vacancies, SJR 138 (1986)

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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.[1]

Election results

Washington SJR 138 (1986)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No585,64251.23%
Yes 557,447 48.77%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall the Constitution be amended to modify the process, timing and eligibility to fill vacancies in legislative and county offices?[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1986 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 19, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.