Three statewide ballot measures were on the November 4, 2008 ballot in the State of Washington.
On the ballot
|| Initiative 985
|| Opens high-occupancy vehicle lanes to all traffic during specified hours, requires traffic light synchronization, increases roadside assistance funding, and dedicates certain revenues to traffic-flow purposes
|| Initiative 1000
|| Assisted Death
|| Allows terminally ill adults access to lethal medication under some circumstances
|| Initiative 1029
|| Requires people who work with the elderly and disabled to be trained and certified to do so
- A total of $9,301,125 was spent, pro and con, on ballot measure campaigns in Washington in 2006.