The Washington State Constitution is the fundamental governing document of the state of Washington.
The Washington State Constitution describes the fundamental structure and function of the state’s government. It consists of a preamble and 32 articles.
The current (and second) Washington Constitution was adopted on October 1, 1889.
The current constitution has been amended 109 times.
The most recent amendment to the Washington Constitution was approved by voters in 2019.
Although citizens in Washington can put initiated state statutes on the ballot, Washington does not feature a process for initiated constitutional amendments. Thus, amendments in Washington can be put on the ballot through referral by the legislature or by a constitutional convention.