Washington Legislative and Judicial Salaries, HJR 49 (1986)

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The Washington Legislative and Judicial Salaries Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 49, was on the November 4, 1986 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized an independent commission to set salaries for elected officials.[1] The measure amended Section 1 of Article XXVIII of the Washington Constitution.[2]

Election Results

Washington HJR 49 (1986)
Approveda Yes 630,736 52.30%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 1 of Article XXVIII

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

Shall the Constitution be amended to authorize an independent commission to set salaries of legislators, judges, and state elected officials?[3]

See also

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