Proposed Initiatives to the People - 2019

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


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 5, 2019.
  • 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
5/15/2019 1:47 PM1670regis costelloCannabis Not Next Door
4/29/2019 11:50 AMNot Yet AssignedRegis CostelloCannabis Not Next Door - Withdrawn by sponsor on 5/14/2019 - Expired on 5/14/2019
4/23/2019 11:49 AMNot Yet AssignedCalvin ThomasTenant Landlord Evictions Being Valid For 90 Days Only - Withdrawn by sponsor on 5/8/2019 - Expired on 5/08/2019
3/7/2019 12:08 PMNot Yet AssignedKenneth MorrowFish and Wildlife Regulation "Fly Fishing Only" - Expired on 03/27/2019
3/7/2019 12:05 PMNot Yet AssignedKenneth MorrowFish Hatcheries Selling Fish to Canning Companies - Expired on 03/27/2019
3/7/2019 12:04 PM1668Kenneth MorrowThe Choosing of Fish and Wildlife Commissioners
3/7/2019 12:03 PM1667Kenneth MorrowThe End of Fish and Wildlife As it is Now Known
3/5/2019 2:50 PMNot Yet AssignedManis PierreAN ACT Relating to abortion notification; adding a new chapter to Title 9 RCW - Expired on 03/26/2019
3/1/2019 4:49 PM1666Richard PopeKEEPING ALL STUDENTS SAFE ACT
2/22/2019 10:11 AM1669Edward DanzerCivil Treason, the betrayal of a Washington sovereign individual’s legal rights.
2/19/2019 8:03 AM1665Pearl FranklinBorder Bio-security Plan
2/14/2019 9:19 AMNot Yet AssignedKenneth MorrowThe Fly Fishing Only Regulation - Expired on 03/08/2019
2/14/2019 9:19 AM1662Kenneth MorrowHaving Fish and Wildlife Commissioners chosen by popular vote
2/14/2019 9:19 AMNot Yet AssignedKenneth MorrowEvery fish which enters into a state hatchery is to remain in that watershed. - Expired on 03/08/2019
2/14/2019 9:18 AM1664Kenneth MorrowEnding Fish and Wildlife as it is now made up.
2/8/2019 1:34 PM1661Georgia DavenportCreating the Whole Washington Health Trust
2/5/2019 10:1660Charles EakinsRemove Interstate 405 Express Lane Tolling Authorization
1/15/2019 5:23 PM1658Kyle StokleExcise Tax Repeal
1/7/2019 2:12 PM1659Regis CostelloCannabis Not Next Door
1/7/2019 11:23 AM1652Tim EymanTransparency in Lawmaking Act
1/7/2019 10:28 AM1647Tim EymanWe Don't Want An Income Tax Initiative4
1/7/2019 10:26 AM1649Tim EymanWe Don't Want An Income Tax Initiative3
1/7/2019 10:24 AM1650Tim EymanWe Don't Want An Income Tax Initiative2
1/7/2019 10:23 AM1653Tim EymanWe Don't Want An Income Tax Initiative1
1/7/2019 10:20 AM1646Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide On Tax Increases2
1/7/2019 10:17 AM1648Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide On Tax Increases1
1/7/2019 10:14 AM1651Tim EymanTerm Limits for Politicians
1/7/2019 10:05 AM1645Tim EymanLegislature must comply with the Public Records Act
1/7/2019 9:53 AM1654Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act1
1/7/2019 9:50 AM1655Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act2
1/7/2019 9:22 AM1657Bryan AxelsonDefense of Fair Labor Practices and Standards Against Retaliatory Measures