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Initiative 1639, Guns

I-1639 would raise the age to purchase semiautomatic rifles from 18 to 21 and require more extensive background checks, so buying one of those rifles would have the same limitations as buying a handgun in Washington state. It would also require gun owners to keep their firearms in locked storage or otherwise secured in the home when not in use.

Election results

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Option Votes Pct
Yes 1,839,475 59.35%
No 1,259,681 40.65%

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