Proposed Referendum Measures

Referendum petitions against a measure passed by the Legislature shall be filed with the Secretary of State not later than 90 days after final adjournment of the session in which the measure passed.

To be certified, a petition must contain the signatures of at least 129,811 registered voters. Questions regarding the content of referenda should be directed to the sponsor(s).

Notice for Referenda 80-87: These referenda were invalidated by the filing of a modified salary schedule on February 27, 2019.
Filed Assigned Number Primary Sponsor Referendum Subject
4/29/19 R-88 Kan Qiu Putting Initiative 1000 on the November 2019 ballot

Submitted date:
4/29/2019 8:00 AM
Ballot Title Issued:
5/6/2019

 

Public Contact Information:
15600 NE 8th ST Ste B1-309
Bellevue, WA 98008
Phone: 425-998-7199
[email protected]
Website

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Ballot Title:

Statement of Subject: The legislature passed laws of 2019 chapter 160 (Initiative Measure No. 1000) concerning affirmative action and remedying discrimination [and voters have filed a sufficient referendum petition on this act].

Concise Description: This measure would allow the state to remedy discrimination for certain groups and to implement affirmative action, without the use of quotas or preferential treatment (as defined), in public education, employment, and contracting.

Should this measure be Approved [ ] Rejected [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary:

This measure would allow the state to remedy documented or proven discrimination against, or underrepresentation of, certain disadvantaged groups. It would allow the state to implement affirmative action in public education, employment, and contracting if the action does not use quotas or preferential treatment. It would define affirmative action and preferential treatment. The measure would establish a Governor's commission on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and require the commission to draft implementing legislation and publish reports.

Filed Assigned Number Primary Sponsor Referendum Subject
5/14/19 R-89 Richard L. Pope, Jr. State and Federal Special Education Funding (Parts of Bill Only)

Submitted date:
5/14/2019

 

Public Contact Information:
15600 NE 8th ST Ste B1-358
Bellevue, WA 98008
Phone: 425-829-5305
[email protected]

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