Washington Six Year Tax Levies for School Districts, HJR 55 (1986)

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The Washington Six Year Tax Levies for School Districts Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 55, was on the November 4, 1986 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted voters to authorize tax levies to finance school construction not exceeding six years.[1] The measure amended Section 2 of Article VII of the Washington Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington HJR 55 (1986)
Approveda Yes 712,816 59.14%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 2 of Article VII

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

Shall a constitutional amendment permit voters to approve school excess levies, not exceeding six years for construction, modernization or remodeling?[3]

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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.