Washington Citizens Action v. State

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Washington Citizens Action v. State is the name of the lawsuit that in November 2007 resulted in the Washington Supreme Court invalidating Washington I-747, an initiative passed by the state's voters in 2001.

The ruling was on a 5-4 vote. The court's majority maintained that the initiative was ambiguous as to the effect it would have on property taxes and, therefore, voters didn't know what they were voting on, when they approved it.

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