Washington 2009 ballot measures
- One of the measures was an Initiative to the People.
- One of the measures was a veto referendum.
- One of the measures was approved and one was defeated.
On the ballot
|ITP||Initiative 1033||Taxes||Limits growth of certain state, county and city revenue to annual inflation and population growth||
|VR||Referendum 71||Marriage||Expands the rights, responsibilities, and obligations accorded to state-registered same-sex and senior domestic partners to be equivalent to those of married spouses||
A total of $6,345,694 was spent, pro and con, on ballot measures in Washington in 2009.
Not on the ballot
|ITP||Vehicle Tax, I-1036||Set car tabs at $30, other related changes|
|ITP||Property Tax Assessments, I-1039||Assessed property tax values to increase 1% annually.|
|ITP||Driver Instruction Permits, I-1041||Must be CPR-certified before getting a driver's permit|
|ITP||$30 Car Tabs, I-1042||Set car tabs at $30, other changes|
|ITP||U.S. Legal Presence, I-1043||Require employers to check worker IDs, require state/local authorities to cooperate with federal officials|
|ITP||Business Tax, I-1044||Repeal current business tax, enact a flat business tax instead|
|ITP||State-Run Health Insurance, I-1045||New state insurance agency, eventually covering all Washington residents|
|ITP||Mandatory Seat Belts, I-1046||Repeal mandatory motorcycle helment, mandatory seat belt and hunter clothing laws|
|ITP||Supreme Ruler of the Universe, I-1047||No state funds for anything that denies existence of Supreme Ruler of Universe|
|ITP||Conduct of Elections, I-1048||Repeals laws providing that top vote-getters in the primary advance alone to the general election|
|ITP||Vehicle Tax, I-1049||Similar to I-1036, sets car tabs at $30 and makes other related changes|
|VR||SB 5808 referendum||Overturn SB 5808 which allows annexations without votes|