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The Washington State Judicial Qualifications Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 37, was on the November 4, 1980 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure created a judicial qualification commission and empowered the Supreme Court to discipline and remove judges upon the commission's recommendation.[1] The measure added Section 31 of Article IV of the Washington Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington HJR 37 (1980)
Approveda Yes 1,043,490 69.18%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 31 of Article IV

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

Shall a judicial qualifications commission be created and the supreme court empowered to discipline or remove judges upon its recommendation?[3]

See also

Suggest a link

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1980 Voters Pamphlet", accessed August 21, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution", accessed August 21, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.