Washington Taxation of Federal Property, HJR 9 (1946)

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The Washington Taxation of Federal Property Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 9, was on the November 5, 1946 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted the state to tax federal property within the state.[1] The measure added Section 3 of Article VII to the Washington Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington HJR 9 (1946)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 253,819 56.08%
No198,78643.92%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 3 of Article VII

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

A proposed amendment to the state constitution to permit the state to tax the United States and its instrumentalities to the extent that the laws of the United States will allow.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1946 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 11, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed September 11, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.