Washington 2012 ballot measures

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Eight ballot measures were certified for the 2012 ballot in the state of Washington.

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 1185 Taxes Would require either two-thirds legislative approval or a vote by the people in order to raise taxes. Approveda

Overturnedot

ITP Initiative 1240 Education Allow 40 public charter schools in the state over five years. Approveda


VR Referendum 74 Marriage Would ask if same-sex marriage should be legalized in the state. Approveda


ITL Initiative 502 Marijuana Would legalize and regulate the sale of small amounts of marijuana to people 21 and older Approveda


LRCA SJR 8221 Budgets To include the recommendations of the commission on state debt. Approveda


LRCA SJR 8223 Education Provide authority to state research universities to invest funds. Defeatedd


AQ Advisory Vote 1 Taxes Declares an intent to improve the long-term sustainability of the state budget. Approveda


AQ Advisory Vote 2 Insurance Delays the expiration of the pollution liability insurance agency's funding. Approveda


Not on the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
- Temporary Sales Tax Increase Measure Taxes Would implement a temporary, half-cent sales tax increase. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Citizen Initiative Funding Amendment Direct democracy Would require citizen initiatives to identify a source of funds to cover any new costs. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
ITP Vehicle License Tab Fees, Initiative 1186 Transportation Would cap vehicle license tab fees at $30 per year Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
ITP Red-Light Cameras, Initiative 1187 Law enforcement Would require the removal of automatic ticketing cameras not approved by voters Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
ITP "Protect the Initiative Act," Initiative 1188 Direct democracy measures Would establish protections for citizens participating in the initiative and referendum process Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
ITP State Inspector General Office, Initiative 1189 Admin of gov't Would create the office of "State Inspector General" Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
ITP Marijuana Initiative Marijuana Would reclassify marijuana as an agricultural product and allow for the possession and sale of marijuana. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
ITP 13.5 Hour Limited Driver's License Initiative Transportation Instead of suspending licenses for unpaid fines, would implement a limited working driver's license Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
ITP "Definition of Marriage" Initiative Marriage and family Defines marriage as between one man and one woman Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
ITL Supermajority Vote Requirement, Initiative 485 & 489 (4) Taxes Requires a 2/3 supermajority or 66% legislative approval or voter approval to raise taxes Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
ITL Motor Vehicle Fees, Initiative 490 (2) Transportation Would set $30 annual vehicle-license fees Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
ITL Marijuana Penalties, Initiative 493 (2) Marijuana Removes certain state criminal and civil penalties relating to manufacture, possession, use, and distribution of marijuana and paraphernalia Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
ITL Initiative Proposals, Initiative 494 Elections Permits the filing of an initiative measure up to eighteen months before the targeted election or legislative session Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

Local ballot measures

See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2012

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