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Washington Public Employees' Extra Compensation, SJR 18 (1958)

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Amendment 35, a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment to the Washington State Constitution, was on the November 4, 1958 ballot in the State of Washington, where it was approved.

Election results

Amendment 35
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 388,797 51.13%
No371,65248.87%


Amendment 35 was a change to Section 25 of Article II of the Washington State Constitution. It was the 35th amendment approved to the (second) Washington State Constitution subsequent to its ratification in October 1889.

Before Amendment 35

EXTRA COMPENSATION, PROHIBITED - The legislature shall never grant any extra compensation to any public officer, agent, servant, or contractor, after the services shall have been rendered, or the contract entered into, nor shall the compensation of any public officer be increased or diminished during his term of office.

After Amendment 35

The legislature shall never grant any extra compensation to any public officer, agent, employee, servant, or contractor, after the services shall have been rendered, or the contract entered into, nor shall the compensation of any public officer be increased or diminished during his term of office. Nothing in this section shall be deemed to prevent increases in pensions after such pensions shall have been granted.

Text on the Ballot

PENSIONS AND EMPLOYEES' EXTRA COMPENSATION Shall Article II, Section 25 of the state constitution be amended to prohibit the legislature from granting any extra compensation to any public employee after the services have been rendered or the contract entered into and to provide that Article II, Section 25 shall not be deemed to prevent increases in pensions after such pensions have been granted?

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