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It’s that time of the year for filing election challenges and complaining about those challengers ignoring the will of the people.
Spokane gun dealer, others challenge Initiative 1639 in federal court.
Washington isn’t likely to levying a fee on crude oil and other fossil fuels to help fight climate change.
Millions of dollars pour into initiative campaigns, fueling ads on television, the internet and in the mailbox.
Paul G. Allen backed gun control and animal protection measures and was a bipartisan supporter of candidates
Initiative 1491 would allow courts to order people judged to be a danger to themselves or others to surrender any firearms they own and ban them from buying new ones. Supporters say it could save lives, but opponents say it may stigmatize the mentally ill without providing treatment.
Initiative 1464 seeks to toughen state campaign and lobbying laws.
Initiative 735 wants Washington’s congressional delegation to propose a constitutional amendment limiting the sources of money in political campaigns.
Three of six ballot initiatives in the November election would fail if voting were held today, a new poll suggests.
Initiative 1491, which would allow police and family members to request a judge to issue protective orders to keep dangerous people from having or buying firearms, will be on the November ballot.
Seattle’s minimum wage hike may have increased wages but reduced hours for workers, UW study concludes.
I-1433 qualifies for the November ballot.
Initiative 1433, which would raise the minimum wage and require many companies to offer sick leave, qualified for the general election ballot.
Washington’s general election ballot falls short of a record number of initiatives, but the state did set one other initiative record.
Washington’s general election ballot will fall short of a record for the number of initiatives, but the state did set one other initiative record.
Initiatives on consumer protection, political reform, minimum wage and gun control likely to be added to the November ballot.
I-1501 and I-1464 turn in petitions before the Friday afternoon deadline with enough signatures they are likely to make the November ballot.
Supporters of Initiative 1491 turned in their first batch of signed petitions Thursday, saying that by Friday afternoon they will submit a total of 330,000 signatures.
From wages to guns to restroom access, ballot measure topics for voter cover a wide spectrum of issues in Washington this year. To have a chance of making the ballot, signatures on petitions must be turned in by week's end.
When initiative petitions might double as campaign ads, a list of top donors could be required.