Proposed Initiatives to the People - 2021

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 324,516 registered voters.
  • be submitted no later than 5:00 pm on July 2, 2021.
  • It is recommended that sponsors submit at least 405,000 signatures to allow for invalid signatures.

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

Submitted Signature Statistics

Filed Assigned Number Primary Sponsor Initiative Subject
1/12/2021 8:37 AM1798Albert 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) v2
4/5/2021 10:56 AM1818Andrew WhitePossession of a Controlled Substance
1/5/2021 8:22 AM1779Bryan AxelsonDefense of Fair Labor Standards
1/12/2021 10:41 AMNot Yet AssignedCharles EakinsAn act amending RCW 49.60.030 Freedom from discrimination—Declaration of civil rights.
1/19/2021 9:31 AM1799Charles EakinsAn act amending RCW 49.60.030 Freedom from discrimination—Declaration of civil rights.
1/22/2021 12:21 PMNot Yet AssignedCharles EakinsAN ACT Relating to concealed firearms; amending RCW 9.41.050; and repealing RCW 9.41.060.
1/25/2021 8:30 AM1803Chris WolfAbolish Daylight Savings Time in Washington state - stay sprung forward!
1/11/2021 8:41 AM1793George IdeChild custody determination in high conflict cases
5/28/2021 8:23 AMNot Yet AssignedJames GrisafiGovernor Emergency Powers
4/12/2021 3:42 PMNot Yet AssignedJeremiah LeathermanAN ACT Relating to legislative districts and the election of state representatives and senators; amending RCW 44.05.090; and adding new sections to RCW 29A.52.112.
2/1/2021 9:30 AMNot Yet AssignedJustin ForsmanNo Cost Recount and Verification of primary and general elections
1/21/2021 4:04 PM1801Kan QiuRepeal Washington Civil Rights Act
1/21/2021 8:37 AM1804Kan QiuRepeal I-200 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/2/2021
1/5/2021 4:09 PM1790Kan QiuWashington Equal Opportunity Act
1/6/2021 8:39 AM1791Kan QiuWashington Equal Opportunity Act 2
2/5/2021 1:11 PM1807Mathew BaysNo more mail in ballots
2/5/2021 1:23 PM1808Mathew BaysElection results will be final on election day
1/29/2021 1 PMNot Yet AssignedMichael McKeeThe 30 day emergency powers of the governor act
1/7/2021 12:56 PM1786Michael McKeeReducing the cost of housing
1/29/2021 12:59 PM1806Michael McKeeFunding Forest Health to Prevent Catastrophic Wildfires
1/5/2021 1:44 PM1778Regis CostelloCannabis Not Next Door
1/25/2021 2:28 PMNot Yet AssignedTim EymanWe Don't Want Carbon Taxes5
1/25/2021 2:31 PM1802Tim EymanTerm Limits on Tax Increases3
2/1/2021 2:28 PM1805Tim EymanNo Income Tax11
2/22/2021 8:23 AM1814Tim EymanNo Income Tax16
1/14/2021 4:56 PM1795Tim EymanNo Income Tax7
1/14/2021 4:58 PM1794Tim EymanNo Income Tax8
3/3/2021 1:51 PM1815Tim EymanNo Income Tax17
3/3/2021 1:54 PM1816Tim EymanNo Income Tax18
3/3/2021 1:56 PMNot Yet AssignedTim EymanNo Income Tax19
3/3/2021 1:56 PM1817Tim EymanNo Income Tax20
2/18/2021 3:24 PM1813Tim EymanNo Income Tax12b
2/18/2021 3:26 PM1812Tim EymanNo Income Tax13
2/18/2021 3:28 PM1810Tim EymanNo Income Tax14
2/18/2021 3:29 PM1811Tim EymanNo Income Tax15
1/7/2021 8:22 AM1780Tim EymanTerm Limits on Tax Increases1
1/7/2021 8:25 AM1789Tim EymanTerm Limits on Tax Increases2
1/21/2021 1:33 PMNot Yet AssignedTim EymanWe Don't Want Any Income Taxes9
1/21/2021 3:12 PM1800Tim EymanWe Don't Want Any Income Taxes10
1/5/2021 8:55 AM1783Tim EymanWe Don't Want Income Taxes1
1/5/2021 8:58 AM1788Tim EymanWe Don't Want Income Taxes2
1/5/2021 9 AM1787Tim EymanWe Don't Want Income Taxes3
1/5/2021 9:14 AM1781Tim EymanWe Don't Want Income Taxes4
1/5/2021 9:19 AM1782Tim EymanWe Don't Want Income Taxes5
1/5/2021 12:20 PM1784Tim EymanWe Don't Want Income Taxes6
1/5/2021 12:39 PM1792Tim EymanWe Don't Want Carbon Taxes1
1/5/2021 12:40 PM1785Tim EymanWe Don't Want Carbon Taxes2
1/5/2021 12:40 PM1796Tim EymanWe Don't Want Carbon Taxes3
1/5/2021 12:45 PM1797Tim EymanWe Don't Want Carbon Taxes4
2/1/2021 3:07 PM1809William CorkVoters Integrity