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Washington and Idaho ballot measures


Initiative 1053

This would require a two-thirds majority in each legislative chamber to raise taxes.

Yes: 926,740

No: 485,186

Initiative 1082

This would authorize companies to buy private industrial insurance instead of paying into the state pool.

Yes: 581,033

No: 806,814

Initiative 1098

This would, among other things, establish a state income tax on annual earnings in excess of $200,000 for individuals and $400,000 for couples.

Yes: 493,762

No: 940,970

• Initiative 1100

This would privatize the retail sale of liquor in Washington.

Yes: 690,175

No: 746,001

Initiative 1105

This is another liquor privatization proposal that also would alter wholesale distribution.

Yes: 525,615

No: 904,666

• Initiative 1107

This would eliminate several of the new taxes created this year by state lawmakers, including on candy and bottled water.

Yes: 903,322

No: 532,561

• Referendum 52

This would authorize the sale of bonds to finance energy efficiency improvements for schools.

Yes: 607,476

No: 801,936

SJR 8225

This would adjust how interest is calculated against Washington’s constitutionally regulated debt limit.

Yes: 669,764

No: 641,646

HJR 4220

This would enable judges to deny bail for crime suspects potentially facing life imprisonment.

Yes: 1,203,659

No: 204,792

City of Spokane

Proposition 1

This would increase property taxes to fund early childhood intervention projects.

Yes: 9,788

No: 17,877

Fire District 4

EMS levy

Yes: 4,249

No: 2,136

Spangle Cemetery District

• Maintenance and operation levy

Yes: 57

No: 31


Statewide measures

SJR 101

This would permit the University of Idaho to collect tuition instead of “fees.”

Yes: 176,712

No: 96,932


This would enable public hospital districts to incur debt without voter approval to pay for improvements.

Yes: 173,987

No: 96,932


This would enable public airport districts to incur debt without voter approval for improvements.

Yes: 144,097

No: 124,092


This would enable municipal utilities to issue revenue bonds with a simple majority approval of voters, and to enter into wholesale energy agreements.

Yes: 155,858

No: 110,923

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