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
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
1/8/2018 7:17 AM1599Corey GibsonThe People's Right to Access State Land
2/7/2018 1:48 PM1608Craig WilliamsonGovernment Transparency
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.
5/18/2018 2:45 PM1644Estela OrtegaAffirmative Action 1
5/18/2018 2:48 PM1643Estela OrtegaAffirmative Action 1 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 5/23/2018
5/18/2018 2:48 PM1642Estela OrtegaAffirmative Action 1 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 5/23/2018
4/30/2018 10:07 AM1641Estella OrtegaAffirmative Action 1 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 5/23/2018
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
3/5/2018 9:48 AMNot Yet AssignedGuillermo RogelFreedom to Vote Act 1 - Expired on 3/30/2018
3/15/2018 1:05 PM1634Heidi SchultzTAXATION OF GROCERIES
1/9/2018 7:37 AMNot Yet AssignedJeanne RynneCitizens for a Stable Economy - Withdrawn by sponsor on 1/24/2018
1/22/2018 3:33 PMNot Yet AssignedJustin IsomVoting and Identification Protection - Expired on 2/15/2018
5/29/2018 11:23 AMNot Yet AssignedKatherine DelgadoLet the Homeless Camp on Capitol Campus! - Expired on 06/19/2018
7/19/2018 7:40 AMNot Yet AssignedKelli Ballenger Emergency Medication Supplies for All Washington State Residents - Expired on 07/06/2018
3/6/2018 11:08 AM1632Kenneth MorrowMajority Rights in Choosing Fish & Wildlife Commisioners
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
1/29/2018 10:23 AM1603Kirk LuddenCannabis Human Rights Act
1/8/2018 7:58 AM1598Kyle CopeAbolition of Sex Crimes in Washington State
1/31/2018 1:15 PM1604Kyle StokleAN ACT Relating to Minimum Wage and Repealing Excise Taxes
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
1/12/2018 8:23 AM1590Kyle StokleAN ACT Relating to Minimum Wage and Repealing Excise Taxes
1/12/2018 8:19 AMNot Yet AssignedKyle StokleAN ACT Relating to Minimum Wage - Expired on 2/7/2018
1/10/2018 2:45 PM1589Kyle StokleAN ACT Relating to the Right to Petition
1/22/2018 8:13 AMNot Yet AssignedMackenzie DuncanOverride Obamacare for Medicare for all in Washington State - Expired on 2/14/2018
4/12/2018 3:11 PM1637matt menteleNo gun until 21
1/22/2018 8:21 AMNot Yet AssignedMelina ZahalkaInvoluntary Treatment for Suicidal Minors - Expired on 2/15/2018
4/23/2018 8:09 AM1639Paul KramerGun Violence Prevention
3/2/2018 3:32 PM1631Philip LloydClean Air Clean Energy
4/30/2018 10:42 AM1640regis costellocannabis not next door cannabis crime shred
3/7/2018 11:51 AM1633Regis Costellocannabis not next door
4/9/2018 11:01 AM1636Ruth LipscombBalancing the state tax code 1
4/9/2018 11:02 AMNot Yet AssignedRuth LipscombBalancing the state tax code 2 - Expired on 5/10/2018
1/17/2018 3:10 PM1597shelby barchaschAccess To Justice - Repeal Washington State Bar Act RCW 2.48
1/17/2018 9:04 AM1594Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act2
1/18/2018 11:47 AM1596Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases
3/1/2018 9:41 AM1620Tim EymanTransparency in Lawmaking Act - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/6/2018
1/17/2018 9:01 AM1591Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs
1/17/2018 9:02 AM1593Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act
1/8/2018 7:40 AM1581Tim EymanWe Don't Want An Income Tax2
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
1/8/2018 7:45 AM1577Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases
1/8/2018 7:46 AM1578Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases2
1/17/2018 9 AM1592Tim EymanTransparency in Lawmaking Act
1/8/2018 7:48 AM1585Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs
1/8/2018 7:50 AM1579Tim EymanProtect Gas Taxes and Toll Revenues Act
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 9:30 AM1586Tim EymanMinimum Wage
1/8/2018 7:40 AM1580Tim EymanWe Don't Want An Income Tax
1/17/2018 9:05 AM1595Tim EymanMinimum Wage
1/25/2018 7:59 AM1601Tim EymanWe Don't Want A Carbon Tax
4/23/2018 2:20 PM1638Tim EymanStop the Head Tax
2/14/2018 11:06 AM1609Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases
1/25/2018 8 AM1602Tim EymanWe Don't Want A Carbon Tax2
3/5/2018 9:59 AM1623Tim EymanOpen Government Initiative - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/6/2018
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
3/6/2018 11:15 AM1630Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs5 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/16/2018
3/7/2018 11:52 AM1628Tim EymanOpen Government Initiative3
3/7/2018 11:53 AM1629Tim EymanOpen Government Initiative4
3/26/2018 10:30 AM1635Tim EymanStop Taxing Our Groceries
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
2/13/2018 9:51 AM1610Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs
3/5/2018 1:17 PM1625Tim EymanStop the Head Tax
3/5/2018 1:38 PM1624Tim EymanOpen Government Initiative2 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/5/2018 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/6/2018
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
2/23/2018 8:21 AM1621Tyler MillerConcealed Carry on School Grounds