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Saturday, February 16, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Advisory Vote No. 5 (pediatric oral services tax)

The legislature extended, without a vote of the people, the insurance premium tax to some insurance for pediatric oral services. Legislative analysts were unable to estimate the amount of tax revenue the tax would generate. Voters are being asked if the tax should be repealed or maintained. But as an advisory vote, it’s basically little more than a public opinion and will have no legal bearing on the Legislature.

Election results

Option Votes Pct
Repealed 553,793 62.18%
Maintained 336,869 37.82%