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.
| Amendment 78|
| Yes|| 630,736|| 52.30%|
The ballot question was "Shall the Constitution be amended to authorize an independent commission to set salaries of legislators, judges, and state elected officials?"