Washington Excess School Taxes, SJR 137 (1976)

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The Washington Excess School Levies Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 137, was on the November 2, 1976 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed excess property tax levies for schools to be approved by voters for two-year periods.[1] The measure amended Section 2 of Article VII of the Washington State Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington SJR 137 (1976)
Approveda Yes 763,263 56.12%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 2 of Article VII

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall the voters be permitted to approve excess levies for school support for two-year periods?[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1976 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 22, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed August 22, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.