Washington Legislative and Judicial Salaries, HJR 49 (1986)

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State of Washington Constitutional Amendment 78 was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment to the Washington State Constitution. It was on the November 4, 1986 ballot in the State of Washington, where it was approved.

Amendment 78 amended Article XXVIII, Section 1 of the Washington State Constitution.

It was the 78th amendment approved to the Washington State Constitution subsequent to its adoption in 1889.

Election Results

Amendment 78
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 630,736 52.30%
No575,21347.70%

The ballot question was "Shall the Constitution be amended to authorize an independent commission to set salaries of legislators, judges, and state elected officials?"[1]

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