Washington 2008 ballot measures

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Three statewide ballot measures were on the November 4, 2008 ballot in the State of Washington.

On the ballot

November 4

Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 985 Transportation 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 Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 1000 Assisted Death Allows terminally ill adults access to lethal medication under some circumstances Approveda
ITP Initiative 1029 Labor Requires people who work with the elderly and disabled to be trained and certified to do so Approveda
  • A total of $9,301,125 was spent, pro and con, on ballot measure campaigns in Washington in 2006.[1]

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