Proposed Initiatives to the People - 2018

The following is a list of proposed Initiatives to the People filed to date with the Office of the Secretary of State.

NOTE

Initiative numbers are not assigned until the proposal has been reviewed by the state Code Reviser and the sponsor has submitted the final language of the proposed initiative. The content of initiatives is described as general "subject matter" pending the issuance of an official ballot title and summary by the state Attorney General.

To be certified, petitions must:

  • contain the signatures of at least 259,622 registered voters.
  • be submitted no later than 5:00 pm on July 6, 2018.
  • It is recommended that sponsors submit at least 325,000 signatures to allow for invalid signatures.

Questions regarding the content of initiatives should be directed to the sponsor(s).

Filed Assigned Number Primary Sponsor Initiative Subject
1/8/2018 7:45 AM1577Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases
1/8/2018 7:46 AM1578Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases2
1/8/2018 7:50 AM1579Tim EymanProtect Gas Taxes and Toll Revenues Act
1/8/2018 7:40 AM1580Tim EymanWe Don't Want An Income Tax
1/8/2018 7:40 AM1581Tim EymanWe Don't Want An Income Tax2
1/8/2018 7:52 AM1582Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act
1/8/2018 7:53 AM1583Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act2
1/8/2018 7:54 AM1584Tim EymanTransparency in Lawmaking Act
1/8/2018 7:48 AM1585Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs
1/8/2018 9:30 AM1586Tim EymanMinimum Wage
1/10/2018 2:41 PM1587Kyle StokleAN ACT Relating to the Repeal of Excise Taxes
1/10/2018 2:43 PM1588Kyle StokleAN ACT Relating to the Regulation of Food and Drug
1/10/2018 2:45 PM1589Kyle StokleAN ACT Relating to the Right to Petition
1/12/2018 8:23 AM1590Kyle StokleAN ACT Relating to Minimum Wage and Repealing Excise Taxes
1/17/2018 9:01 AM1591Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs
1/17/2018 9 AM1592Tim EymanTransparency in Lawmaking Act
1/17/2018 9:02 AM1593Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act
1/17/2018 9:04 AM1594Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act2
1/17/2018 9:05 AM1595Tim EymanMinimum Wage
1/18/2018 11:47 AM1596Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases
1/17/2018 3:10 PM1597shelby barchaschAccess To Justice - Repeal Washington State Bar Act RCW 2.48
1/8/2018 7:58 AM1598Kyle CopeAbolition of Sex Crimes in Washington State
1/8/2018 7:17 AM1599Corey GibsonThe People's Right to Access State Land
1/9/2018 9:42 AM1600Erin GeorgenEstablishing a non-profit health insurance providing and making a single essential health benefits package available to all residents, as well as establishing related funding mechanisms.
1/25/2018 7:59 AM1601Tim EymanWe Don't Want A Carbon Tax
1/25/2018 8 AM1602Tim EymanWe Don't Want A Carbon Tax2
1/29/2018 10:23 AM1603Kirk LuddenCannabis Human Rights Act
1/31/2018 1:15 PM1604Kyle StokleAN ACT Relating to Minimum Wage and Repealing Excise Taxes
2/12/2018 8:57 AM1605Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/15/2018
2/12/2018 8:58 AM1606Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/15/2018
2/12/2018 8:59 AM1607Tim EymanTerm Limits for Politicians
2/7/2018 1:48 PM1608Craig WilliamsonGovernment Transparency
2/14/2018 11:06 AM1609Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases
2/13/2018 9:51 AM1610Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs
2/20/2018 4:05 PM1611Carolyn HolmesBalancing the state tax code
2/20/2018 4:07 PM1612Carolyn HolmesBalancing the state tax code
2/20/2018 4:08 PM1613Carolyn HolmesBalancing the state tax code
2/20/2018 4:08 PM1614Carolyn HolmesBalancing the state tax code
2/20/2018 4:09 PM1615Carolyn HolmesBalancing the state tax code
2/21/2018 10:06 AM1616Carolyn HolmesBalancing the state tax code
2/26/2018 12:09 PM1617Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases4
2/26/2018 12:09 PM1618Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs3
2/26/2018 12:09 PM1619Tim EymanTerm Limits for Politicians2
3/1/2018 9:41 AM1620Tim EymanTransparency in Lawmaking Act - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/6/2018
2/23/2018 8:21 AM1621Tyler MillerConcealed Carry on School Grounds
3/5/2018 9:59 AM1623Tim EymanOpen Government Initiative - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/6/2018
3/5/2018 1:38 PM1624Tim EymanOpen Government Initiative2 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/5/2018 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/6/2018
3/5/2018 1:17 PM1625Tim EymanStop the Head Tax
3/5/2018 10:02 AM1626Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs Initiative4
3/5/2018 10:03 AM1627Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases5
3/7/2018 11:52 AM1628Tim EymanOpen Government Initiative3
3/7/2018 11:53 AM1629Tim EymanOpen Government Initiative4
3/6/2018 11:15 AM1630Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs5 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/16/2018
3/2/2018 3:32 PM1631Philip LloydClean Air Clean Energy
3/6/2018 11:08 AM1632Kenneth MorrowMajority Rights in Choosing Fish & Wildlife Commisioners
3/7/2018 11:51 AM1633Regis Costellocannabis not next door
3/15/2018 1:05 PM1634Heidi SchultzTAXATION OF GROCERIES
3/26/2018 10:30 AM1635Tim EymanStop Taxing Our Groceries
4/9/2018 11:01 AM1636Ruth LipscombBalancing the state tax code 1
4/12/2018 3:11 PM1637matt menteleNo gun until 21
4/23/2018 2:20 PM1638Tim EymanStop the Head Tax
4/23/2018 8:09 AM1639Paul KramerGun Violence Prevention
4/30/2018 10:42 AM1640regis costellocannabis not next door cannabis crime shred
4/30/2018 10:07 AM1641Estella OrtegaAffirmative Action 1 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 5/23/2018
5/18/2018 2:48 PM1642Estela OrtegaAffirmative Action 1 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 5/23/2018
5/18/2018 2:48 PM1643Estela OrtegaAffirmative Action 1 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 5/23/2018
1/8/2018 7:42 AMNot Yet AssignedTim EymanWe Don't Want An Income Tax3 - Expired on 2/8/2018
1/8/2018 7:43 AMNot Yet AssignedTim EymanWe Don't Want An Income Tax4 - Expired on 2/8/2018
1/9/2018 7:37 AMNot Yet AssignedJeanne RynneCitizens for a Stable Economy - Withdrawn by sponsor on 1/24/2018
1/12/2018 8:19 AMNot Yet AssignedKyle StokleAN ACT Relating to Minimum Wage - Expired on 2/7/2018
1/22/2018 8:13 AMNot Yet AssignedMackenzie DuncanOverride Obamacare for Medicare for all in Washington State - Expired on 2/14/2018
1/22/2018 8:21 AMNot Yet AssignedMelina ZahalkaInvoluntary Treatment for Suicidal Minors - Expired on 2/15/2018
1/22/2018 3:33 PMNot Yet AssignedJustin IsomVoting and Identification Protection - Expired on 2/15/2018
3/5/2018 9:48 AMNot Yet AssignedGuillermo RogelFreedom to Vote Act 1 - Expired on 3/30/2018
3/5/2018 9:49 AMNot Yet AssignedGuillermo RogelFreedom to Vote Act 2 - Expired on 3/30/2018
3/5/2018 9:50 AMNot Yet AssignedGuillermo RogelFreedom to Vote Act 3 - Expired on 3/30/2018
3/5/2018 9:55 AMNot Yet AssignedGuillermo RogelFreedom to Vote Act 4 - Expired on 3/30/2018
3/5/2018 9:56 AMNot Yet AssignedGuillermo RogelFreedom to Vote Act 5 - Expired on 3/30/2018
3/6/2018 11:10 AMNot Yet AssignedKenneth MorrowThe Abolution of the Organization Known as Fish & Wildlife - Expired on 3/30/2018
3/6/2018 11:13 AMNot Yet AssignedKenneth MorrowFly Fishing Catch & Release is Unconstitutional - Expired on 3/30/2018
4/9/2018 11:02 AMNot Yet AssignedRuth LipscombBalancing the state tax code 2 - Expired on 5/10/2018