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Washington Removal of Limitation on Land Ownership, SJR 20 (1966)

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The Washington Removal of Limitation on Land Ownership Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 20, was on the November 8, 1966 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure repealed constitutional limitations on land ownership by non-citizens.[1] The measure repealed Section 33 of Article II of the Washington State Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington SJR 20 (1966)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 430,984 50.94%
No415,08249.06%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 33 of Article II

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

Shall the limitation on the ownership of land in the State of Washington by certain non-citizens be removed by repealing section 33, Article II, as amended by Amendments 24 and 29 of the state constitution?[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1966 Voters Pamphlet", accessed August 27, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution", accessed August 27, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.