The Elections Division is open for curbside service. Please call (360) 902-4180 for assistance, M – F 8 a.m. 5 p.m.

Proposed Initiatives to the People - 2020

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 2, 2020.
  • 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
1/7/2020 8:37 AM1671Michael McKeePROPERTY TAX RELIEF FOR ALL
1/9/2020 1:01 PM1672Larry JensenPersonal Protection1
1/9/2020 1:03 PM1673Larry JensenPersonal Protection2
1/9/2020 1:06 PM1674Larry JensenPersonal Protection3
1/9/2020 1:08 PM1675Larry JensenPersonal Protection4
1/7/2020 8:20 AM1676Richard PopeKEEPING ALL STUDENTS SAFE ACT v1
1/7/2020 8:23 AM1677Richard PopeKEEPING ALL STUDENTS SAFE ACT v2
1/7/2020 9:08 AM1678Regis CostelloBridge Hunger Garden Initiative
1/15/2020 9:06 AM1679Tim EymanWe Don't Want An Income Tax
1/15/2020 9:05 AM1680Tim EymanWe Don't Want An Income Tax2
1/13/2020 9:11 AM1681James AndrewsArts Education
1/7/2020 8:42 AM1682Regis CostelloCannabis Crime Not Next Door
1/17/2020 1:42 PM1683Richard PopeKEEPING ALL STUDENTS SAFE ACT v4
1/17/2020 1:42 PM1684Richard PopeKEEPING ALL STUDENTS SAFE ACT v3
1/27/2020 8:41 AM1685Matthew MarshallTerm Limits for Elected Officials
2/4/2020 8:28 AM1686Regis CostelloCannabis Crime Not Next Door
2/14/2020 8:41 AM1687Charles EakinsAn ACT related to the security of the Governor, lieutenant governor, and governor-elect; amending RCW 43.43.035.
2/13/2020 12:30 PM1688Charles EakinsAN ACT Relating to concealed firearms; amending RCW 9.41.050; and repealing RCW 9.41.060.
2/10/2020 8:08 AM1689Richard PopeFAIR AND EQUAL SPECIAL EDUCATION FUNDING v1
2/13/2020 12:18 PM1690Michael McKeeREDUCING HOUSING COSTS BY LOWERING THE STATE PROPERTY TAX RATE (F)
2/11/2020 2:38 PM1691Michael McKeeREDUCING HOUSING COSTS BY ADJUSTING THE VALUATUON OF PROPERTY FOR PORPOSES OF STATE PROPERTY TAX LEVIES BY 60%
2/11/2020 4:50 PM1692Michael McKeeREDUCING THE COST OF HOUSING BY PHASING OUT CERTAIN STATE GENERAL FUND PROPERTY TAXES (D)
2/19/2020 10:52 AM1693Tim EymanWe Don't Want An Income Tax
2/11/2020 4:54 PM1694Michael McKeeREDUCING THE COST OF HOUSING BY REDUCING CERTAIN PROPERTY TAXES (B)
2/11/2020 2:40 PM1695Michael McKeeREDUCING HOUSING COSTS BY REDUCING ASSESSED VALUES BY 50%
2/19/2020 10:53 AM1696Tim EymanWe Don't Want An Income Tax2
2/11/2020 2:31 PM1697Michael McKeeREDUCING THE COST OF HOUSING BY PHASING OUT CERTAIN PROPERTY TAXES (C)
2/19/2020 2:42 PM1698Carolyn CrainAn Act relating to Abortion and enacting laws which protect the rights of unborn human beings at the first medical detection of a fetal heartbeat.
2/11/2020 10:29 AM1699Michael McKeeVehicle Tracking - Absolutely Not!
2/20/2020 1:09 PM1700Michael McKeeREDUCING HOUSING COSTS BY LOWERING THE STATE PROPERTY TAX RATE (E)
2/14/2020 11:02 AM1701Ruth Ann LipscombBalancing the Tax Code 1
2/14/2020 11:04 AM1702Ruth Ann LipscombBalancing the Tax Code 2
2/21/2020 8:04 AM1703Michael McKeeIncreasing Legislative Transparency by Eliminating Ghost and Title Only Bills
2/18/2020 11:07 AM1704Charles CatesWildfires 2
2/18/2020 11:04 AM1705Charles CatesWildfires 1
2/20/2020 1:18 PM1706Michael McKeeREDUCING HOUSING COSTS BY LOWERING THE STATE PROPERTY TAX RATE (H)
2/20/2020 1:12 PM1707Michael McKeeREDUCING HOUSING COSTS BY LOWERING THE STATE PROPERTY TAX RATE (G)
3/6/2020 8:15 AM1708Albert CoburnAny judge presiding over a Washington State legal proceeding shall be required to report Child Abuse allegations to Child Protective Services for investigation. (Mandatory Reporter)
3/5/2020 8:05 AM1709Michael McKeeFOR THE FOURTH TIME, WE THE PEOPLE DEMAND $30 CAR TABS!
3/9/2020 11:47 AM1710Larry JensenSports Betting
3/9/2020 12:06 PM1711Larry JensenProtect Kids1
3/9/2020 11:49 AM1712Larry JensenCarbon Tax1
3/9/2020 12:07 PM1713Larry JensenProtect Kids2
3/9/2020 11:50 AM1714Larry JensenCarbon Tax2
3/9/2020 8:08 AM1715Peter DaneloSubstance Use Disorder Treatment, Recovery, and Education Act
3/17/2020 8:39 AM1716Larry JensenProtect Kids5
3/17/2020 8:40 AM1717Larry JensenProtect Kids6
4/28/2020 10:20 AM1718Lora-Ellen McKinneyCIVIL RIGHTS V2 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 11:11 AM1719Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V46 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 11:1720Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V47 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 11:13 AM1721Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V48 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 11:14 AM1722Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V49 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 11:20 AM1723Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V51 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 11:26 AM1724Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V52 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 11:29 AM1725Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V54 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 11:46 AM1726Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V55 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 11:31 AM1727Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V56 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 11:34 AM1728Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V57 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 3:18 PM1729Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V58 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 3:21 PM1730Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V59 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 9:14 AM1731Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V3 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 11:19 AM1732Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V50 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 9:30 AM1733Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V4 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:11 AM1734Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V20 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 9:31 AM1735Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V5 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 9:31 AM1736Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V6 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 9:43 AM1737Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V9 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 11:27 AM1738Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V53 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 9:50 AM1739Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V10 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 9:52 AM1740Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V11 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:1741Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V21 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 9:53 AM1742Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V12 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 9:55 AM1743Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V13 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 9:58 AM1744Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V14 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 9:59 AM1745Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V15 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:06 AM1746Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V16 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:08 AM1747Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V17 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:08 AM1748Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V18 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:09 AM1749Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V19 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:19 AM1750Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V22 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:24 AM1751Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V23 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:29 AM1752Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V25 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:30 AM1753Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V26 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:31 AM1754Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V27 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:32 AM1755Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V28 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:34 AM1756Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V29 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:35 AM1757Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V30 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:43 AM1758Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V31 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:43 AM1759Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V32 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:45 AM1760Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V33 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:46 AM1761Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V34 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:48 AM1762Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V35 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:49 AM1763Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V36 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:51 AM1764Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V37 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:53 AM1765Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V38 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:54 AM1766Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V39 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:55 AM1767Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V40 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:56 AM1768Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V41 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:57 AM1769Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V42 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:58 AM1770Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V43 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 10:59 AM1771Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V44 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 11:01 AM1772Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V45 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 9:32 AM1773Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V7 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 9:38 AM1774Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V8 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/2/2020 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/21/2020 3:22 PM1775Amanuel MamoCivil Rights V60 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 6/3/2020
5/27/2020 9:22 AM1776Terryl RossREJECT DISCRIMINATION! JUSTICE FOR ALL! - Initial sponsor Lora-Ellen McKinney withdrew 6/9/2020
6/15/2020 1:04 PM1777Evan BriggsOnline signature gathering on VOTE.WA.GOV
1/7/2020 8:29 AMNot Yet AssignedLora-Ellen McKinneyCivil Rights
1/9/2020 1:10 PMNot Yet AssignedJustin ForsmanLEGALIZATION / Decriminalization of cocaine, opium, heroin, peyote, Dimethyltryptamine, psilocybin and psilocin mushrooms.
1/27/2020 8:27 AMNot Yet AssignedLarry JensenPersonal Protection1a
1/27/2020 8:28 AMNot Yet AssignedLarry JensenPersonal Protection2b
1/27/2020 8:32 AMNot Yet AssignedLarry JensenPersonal Protection3c
1/27/2020 8:33 AMNot Yet AssignedLarry JensenPersonal Protection4d
1/27/2020 8:44 AMNot Yet AssignedLarry JensenPersonal Protection7
2/11/2020 2:42 PMNot Yet AssignedMatthew MarshallTax Limits
2/11/2020 2:44 PMNot Yet AssignedMatthew MarshallTax Limits A
2/14/2020 3:46 PMNot Yet AssignedNathaniel JamesRemove from law Ordinance 28624, titled - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/18/2020
3/16/2020 11:08 AMNot Yet AssignedGary HolcombPrivacy of Declaration of Political Party Preference during Presidential Primary Elections.
5/21/2020 10:27 AMNot Yet AssignedAmanuel MamoCivil Rights V24
5/22/2020 8:34 AMNot Yet AssignedLora-Ellen McKinneyREJECT DISCRIMINATION! VACCINES FOR ALL!
5/27/2020 8:06 AMNot Yet AssignedLora-Ellen McKinneyREJECT DISCRIMINATION! VACCINES FOR ALL! V2
5/29/2020 12:59 PMNot Yet AssignedMonte MartinRepeal of the Emergency Powers of the Governor RCW 43.06.10 (12)-(14) and RCWS 43.06.200 through RCW 43.06.270
6/10/2020 9:45 AMNot Yet AssignedIsaiah ClowLimitations of the Emergency Powers of the Governor