Washington Successive Terms for State Treasurers, SJR 6 (1956)

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The Washington Successive Terms for State Treasurers Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 6, was on the November 6, 1956 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved. The measure removed the constitutional limitation on the term limits of state treasurers.[1] The measure amended Section 25 of Article I of the Washington Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington SJR 6 (1956)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 411,453 52.32%
No374,90547.68%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 25 of Article II

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

SUCCESSIVE TERMS FOR STATE TREASURER

Shall Article III, Section 25, of the Constitution be amended to remove the present restriction prohibiting the state treasurer from being elected for more than one successive term?[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1956 Voters Pamphlet", accessed September 10, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution", accessed September 10, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.