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| [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2009|2009]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2008|2008]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2007|2007]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2006|2006]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2005|2005]] <br> [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2004|2004]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2003|2003]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2002|2002]] •  [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2001|2001]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2000|2000]] <br> [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1999|1999]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1998|1998]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1997|1997]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1996|1996]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1995|1995]] <br>  [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1994|1994]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1993|1993]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1992|1992]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1991|1991]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1990|1990]] <br>  [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1988|1988]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1984|1984]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1982|1982]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1981|1981]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1980|1980]] <br>  [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1978|1978]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1977|1977]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1976|1976]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1975|1975]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1973|1973]] <br>  [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1972|1972]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1970|1970]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1968|1968]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1966|1966]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1964|1964]] <br>  [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1962|1962]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1960|1960]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1958|1958]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1956|1956]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1952|1952]] <br> [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1950|1950]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1948|1948]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1946|1946]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1944|1944]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1940|1940]] <br> [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1938|1938]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1936|1936]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1934|1934]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1932|1932]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1930|1930]] <br> [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1924|1924]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1922|1922]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1916|1916]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1914|1914]]  
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| [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2011|2011]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2010|2010]] <br> [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2009|2009]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2008|2008]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2007|2007]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2006|2006]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2005|2005]] <br> [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2004|2004]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2003|2003]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2002|2002]] •  [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2001|2001]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#2000|2000]] <br> [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1999|1999]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1998|1998]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1997|1997]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1996|1996]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1995|1995]] <br>  [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1994|1994]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1993|1993]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1992|1992]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1991|1991]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1990|1990]] <br>  [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1988|1988]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1984|1984]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1982|1982]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1981|1981]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1980|1980]] <br>  [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1978|1978]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1977|1977]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1976|1976]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1975|1975]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1973|1973]] <br>  [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1972|1972]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1970|1970]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1968|1968]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1966|1966]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1964|1964]] <br>  [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1962|1962]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1960|1960]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1958|1958]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1956|1956]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1952|1952]] <br> [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1950|1950]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1948|1948]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1946|1946]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1944|1944]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1940|1940]] <br> [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1938|1938]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1936|1936]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1934|1934]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1932|1932]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1930|1930]] <br> [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1924|1924]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1922|1922]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1916|1916]] • [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the People#1914|1914]]  
 
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This page is a list of [[Initiatives to the People (Washington)|Initiative to the People]], a type of ballot measure seen in [[Washington]].
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==Background==
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In 1912, citizens in Washington approved the [[Washington Right to Initiative & Referendum, Amendment 7 (1912)|right to initiative and referendum]] by a 71 to 29 percent split.
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The first Initiative to the People, advocating the prohibition of alcohol, was filed on January 2, 1914. It was re-filed six days later as [[Washington Statewide Prohibition Act, Initiative 3 (1914)|Initiative 3]], went to the ballot on the [[Washington 1914 ballot measures|November 3, 1914 ballot]], and was approved. Six other initiatives also appeared on the ballot that year, but only one relating to the [[Washington Abolition of Employment Offices, Initiative 8 (1914)|abolition of state employment offices]] was approved.<ref name="soswitp">[http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/initiatives/statistics_initiatives.aspx ''Washington Secretary of State'', "Initiatives to the People"]</ref>
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Since that beginning, through June of 2012, Washington citizens had filed 1,241 Initiatives to the People. 141 had been on the ballot by 2011, with 72 to of them being approved.<ref name="soswitp"/><ref>[http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/initiatives/Initiatives.aspx?y=2012&t=p ''Washington Secretary of State'', "Initiatives to the People - 2012"]</ref>
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==2011==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 2011 ballot measures]]''
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Transportation, Initiative 1125 (2011)|Initiative 1125]]  || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Prohibits gas tax and toll revenues to be diverted to non-transportation purposes ||{{d}}
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Long-Term Care, Initiative 1163 (2011)|Initiative 1163]] ||[[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Reenacts background checks, training for long-term care workers ||{{ap}}
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Liquor State Licensing, Initiative 1183 (2011)|Initiative 1183]] || [[Alcohol on the ballot|Alcohol]] || Would close state liquor stores; allow state licensing of private parties ||{{ap}}
 
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==2010==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 2010 ballot measures]]''
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Supermajority Vote Required in State Legislature to Raise Taxes, Initiative 1053 (2010)|Initiative 1053]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Will require 2/3 supermajority vote of the [[Washington State Legislature]], or a statewide vote, for tax increases ||{{ap}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Workers' Comp Insurance Reform, Initiative 1082 (2010)|Initiative 1082]]  || [[Labor and unions on the ballot|Labor]] || Would amend workers' compensation insurance in the state ||{{d}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Income Tax, Initiative 1098 (2010)|Initiative 1098]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Taxes gross income above $200,000 for individuals, $400,000 for couples. Reduces state property tax by 20% and reduces certain business and occupation taxes ||{{d}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Privatize Liquor Distribution, Initiative 1100 (2010)|Initiative 1100]] || [[Alcohol on the ballot|Alcohol]] || Closes state liquor stores and authorizes sale, distribution, & importation by private parties ||{{d}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Revise State Liquor Laws, Initiative 1105 (2010)|Initiative 1105]] || [[Alcohol on the ballot|Alcohol]] || Close all state liquor stores and license private parties to sell or distribute spirits. Revises certain laws concerning regulation, taxation and state revenues ||{{d}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Repeal Tax Law Amendments, Initiative 1107 (2010)|Initiative 1107]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Would repeal certain 2010 amendments to state tax laws including a sales tax on candy and bottled water and a temporary excise tax on soda pop ||{{ap}}
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==2009==
 
==2009==
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 2009 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 2009 ballot measures]]''
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Initiative 1033 (2009)]]
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| [[Washington Lower Property Taxes, Initiative 1033 (2009)|Initiative 1033]]
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| Limit growth of certain state, county and city revenue to annual inflation and population growth
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==2008==
 
==2008==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 2008 ballot measures]]''
 
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{{approved}} [[Washington Initiative 1000 (2008)]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Washington Initiative 1029 (2008)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington Reduce Traffic Congestion, Initiative 985 (2008)]]
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==2007==
 
==2007==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 2007 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 2007 ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[Washington Taxpayer Protection, Initiative 960 (2007)]]
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Legislative Supermajority or Voter Approval Required for Tax Increase, Initiative 960 (2007)|I-960]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Approval of 2/3rds of legislature, or voter approval, for tax increases, public information about tax increases || {{ap}}
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==2006==
 
==2006==
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 2006 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 2006 ballot measures]]''
{{clipboard}} [[Washington Initiative 917 (2006)]] (Filed signatures but did not make ballot) <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington Estate Tax Repeal, Initiative 920 (2006)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington "Government Takings", Initiative 933 (2006)]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Washington Energy Conservation, Initiative 937 (2006)]]
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Estate Tax Repeal, Initiative 920 (2006)|Estate Taxes, I-920]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Repeal of laws imposing estate taxes || {{d}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington "Government Takings", Initiative 933 (2006)|Government Takings, I-933]] || [[Property on the ballot|Property]] || Requires compensation when government regulation damages the value of private property || {{d}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Energy Conservation, Initiative 937 (2006)|Energy Conservation, I-937]] || [[Environment on the ballot|Environment]] || Require electric utilities to meet targets for energy conservation || {{ap}}
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==2005==
 
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 2005 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 2005 ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[Washington Mandatory Performance Audits, Initiative 900 (2005)]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Washington Smoking Ban, Initiative 901 (2005)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington Repeal of the Motor Vehicle Tax, Initiative 912 (2005)]]
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Mandatory Performance Audits, Initiative 900 (2005)|I-900]]|| [[Administration of government on the ballot|Admin of gov't]] || Performance audits of state and local government agencies and entities || {{ap}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Smoking Ban, Initiative 901 (2005)|I-901]] || [[Smoking bans on the ballot|Smoking bans]] || Prohibit smoking in public places and in places of employment || {{ap}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Repeal of the Motor Vehicle Tax, Initiative 912 (2005)|I-912]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Repeal motor vehicle fuel tax increases of 3 cents in 2005 and 2006, 2 cents in 2007, and 1.5 cents per gallon in 2008 || {{d}}
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==2004==
 
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 2004 ballot measures]]''
 
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{{approved}} [[Washington Top Two Primaries, Initiative 872 (2004)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington Education Trust Fund, Initiative 884 (2004)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington Non-Tribal Gambling Establishments, Initiative 892 (2004)]]
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Top Two Primaries, Initiative 872 (2004)|I-872]]|| [[Elections and campaigns on the ballot|Elections]] || "Top two primary" allowing voters to select among all candidates in a primary. || {{Ap}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Education Trust Fund Sales Tax Increase, Initiative 884 (2004)|I-884]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Increase retail [[sales tax]] by 1%, spend increased tax revenues on education || {{d}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Non-Tribal Gambling Establishments, Initiative 892 (2004)|I-892]] || [[Gambling on the ballot|Gambling]] || Authorize licensed non-tribal gambling establishments to operate the same type and number of machines as tribal governments || {{d}}
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==2003==
 
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 2003 ballot measures]]''
 
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{{approved}} [[Washington Repeal of Ergonomic Regulations, Initiative 841 (2003)]]
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Repeal of Ergonomic Regulations, Initiative 841 (2003)|I-841]]|| [[Labor and unions on the ballot|Labor]] || No new ergonomics regulations unless a uniform federal standard is required  || {{ap}}
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==2002==
 
==2002==
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 2002 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 2002 ballot measures]]''
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington License Tab Fees, Initiative 776 (2002)|I-776]] || [[Transportation on the ballot|Transportation]] || License tab fees to be $30 per year for motor vehicles || {{ap}}
  
{{approved}} [[Washington License Tab Fees, Initiative 776 (2002)]]. (A judge later nullifed I-776 on the grounds that it violated the state's [[single-subject rule]].) <br>
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{{approved}} [[Washington Police and Fire Retirement System, Initiative 790 (2002)]]
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Police and Fire Retirement System, Initiative 790 (2002)|I-790]]|| [[Labor and unions on the ballot|Labor]] || Police and fire fighter retirement funds under control of board of trustees  || {{ap}}
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==2001==
 
==2001==
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 2001 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 2001 ballot measures]]''
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{{approved}} [[Washington Property Tax Limitation, Initiative 747 (2001)]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Washington In-Home Care Services, Initiative 775 (2001)]] <br>
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| {{witp}}|| [[Washington Property Tax Limitation, Initiative 747 (2001)|I-747]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Changes all of the limitations factors on [[property tax]] levy increases || {{ap}}
{{approved}} [[Washington Increase the Tobacco Tax, Initiative 773 (2001)]]
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| {{witp}}|| [[Washington Increase the Tobacco Tax, Initiative 773 (2001)|I-773]] || [[Taxing tobacco|Tobacco Taxes]] || Adds two additional taxes to existing [[sales tax]]es on cigarettes and tobacco || {{ap}}
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| {{witp}}|| [[Washington In-Home Care Services, Initiative 775 (2001)|I-775]] || [[Health care on the ballot|Healthcare]] || Home Care Quality Authority governed by a board appointed by the Governor || {{ap}}
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 2000 ballot measures]]''
 
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{{approved}} [[Washington Animal Trapping Act, Initiative 713 (2000)]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Washington Tax Limitation Act, Initiative 722 (2000)]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Washington School Class Sizes Act, Initiative 728 (2000)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington Charter Schools Act, Initiative 729 (2000)]] <br>
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|| [[Washington Animal Trapping Act, Initiative 713 (2000)|I-713]] || [[Hunting on the ballot|Hunting]]|| Misdemeanor to use or authorize the use of any steel-jawed leghold trap || {{ap}}
{{approved}} [[Washington Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Teachers, Initiative 732 (2000)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington 90% of Transportation Funds Spent on Roads Act, Initiative 745 (2000)]]
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| {{witp}}|| [[Washington Tax Limitation Act, Initiative 722 (2000)|I-722]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Null and void any tax increases adopted without voter approval || {{ap}}
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| [[Initiatives to the People (Washington)|ITP]]|| [[Washington School Class Sizes Act, Initiative 728 (2000)|I-728]] || [[Education on the ballot|Education]] || Student achievement fund to provide building improvements relating to class-size reductions || {{ap}}
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| {{witp}}|| [[Washington Charter Schools Act, Initiative 729 (2000)|I-729]] || [[Education on the ballot|Education]] || Authorize the establishment of charter public schools || {{d}}
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| {{witp}}|| [[Washington Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Teachers, Initiative 732 (2000)|I-732]] || [[Education on the ballot|Education]] || Automatic cost-of-living increases each year to all school district employees || {{ap}}
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| [[Initiatives to the People (Washington)|ITP]]|| [[Washington 90% of Transportation Funds Spent on Roads Act, Initiative 745 (2000)|I-745]] || [[Transportation on the ballot|Transportation]] || New road and lane construction top priority for transportation improvements || {{d}}
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==1999==
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1999 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1999 ballot measures]]''
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{{approved}} [[Washington Initiative 695 (1999)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington Restrictions on Commercial Fishing, Initiative 696 (1999)]]
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington $30 License Tab Initiative, Initiative 695 (1999)|Initiative 695]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Voter approval for any increase in taxes imposed by state or local government || {{ap}}{{ot}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Restrictions on Commercial Fishing, Initiative 696 (1999)|Initiative 696]] || [[Hunting on the ballot|Hunting]] || Commercial net fishing in fresh or marine waters || {{d}}
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{{approved}} [[Washington Minimum Wage Act, Initiative 688 (1998)]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Washington Medical Marijuana Act, Initiative 692 (1998)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington Late-Term Abortion Act, Initiative 694 (1998)]]
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Minimum Wage Act, Initiative 688 (1998)|Initiative 688]] || [[Ballot initiatives about labor and unions|Labor]] || Increase state minimum wage from $4.90 to $5.70 || {{ap}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Medical Marijuana Act, Initiative 692 (1998)|Initiative 692]] || [[Marijuana on the ballot|Marijuana]] || Permit the medical use of marijuana  || {{ap}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Late-Term Abortion Act, Initiative 694 (1998)|Initiative 694]] || [[Abortion on the ballot|Abortion]] || Make it a felony to kill a fetus in the "process of birth" || {{d}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Initiative 673 (1997)|I-673]] || [[:Category:Health care, Washington|Health care]] || Can health insurance plans be regulated as to provision of services by designated health care providers || {{d}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Health Insurance Act, Initiative 673 (1997)|I-673]] || [[Health care on the ballot|Health care]] || Can health insurance plans be regulated as to provision of services by designated health care providers || {{d}}
  
 
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Initiative 676 (1997)|I-676]] || [[:Category:Firearms, Washington|Firearms]] || Can the transfer of handguns without trigger-locking devices be prohibited || {{d}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Handgun Trigger Locks Act, Initiative 676 (1997)|I-676]] || [[Firearms on the ballot|Firearms]] || Can the transfer of handguns without trigger-locking devices be prohibited || {{d}}
  
 
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Initiative 677 (1997)|I-677]] || [[:Category:Labor, Washington|Labor]] || Can employment discrimination based on sexual orientation be prohibited || {{d}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Anti-Discrimination Act, Initiative 677 (1997)|I-677]] || [[Labor and unions on the ballot|Labor]] || Can employment discrimination based on sexual orientation be prohibited || {{d}}
  
 
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Initiative 678 (1997)|I-678]] || [[:Category:Health care, Washington|Health care]] || Allow dental hygienists to perform more services || {{d}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Dental Hygienists Licensing Act, Initiative 678 (1997)|I-678]] || [[Health care on the ballot|Health care]] || Allow dental hygienists to perform more services || {{d}}
  
 
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Initiative 685 (1997)|I-685]] || [[:Category:Health care, Washington|Health care]] || Reduce penalties for marijuana possession and use || {{d}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Marijuana Decriminalization, Initiative 685 (1997)|I-685]] || [[Marijuana on the ballot|Marijuana]] || Reduce penalties for marijuana possession and use || {{d}}
  
 
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| [[Initiatives to the People (Washington)|ITP]] || [[Washington Initiative 655 (1996)|I-655]] || [[Hunting_initiatives|Hunting]] || Questions whether it should be a misdemeanor to hunt black bears with bait or dogs || {{ap}}
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| {{witp}}|| [[Washington Bear-Baiting Act, Initiative 655 (1996)|I-655]] || [[Hunting on the ballot|Hunting]] || Questions whether it should be a misdemeanor to hunt black bears with bait or dogs || {{ap}}
  
 
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| [[Initiatives to the People (Washington)|ITP]] || [[Washington Initiative 670 (1996)|I-670]] || Legislature || Questions whether the Secretary of State should place a ballot notice concerning legislative candidates who do not support term limits || {{d}}
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| {{witp}}|| [[Washington Ballot Notice about Term Limit Preferences, Initiative 670 (1996)|I-670]] || [[Term limits on the ballot|Term limits]] || Should the [[Washington Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] place on ballots a notice about whether [[Washington State Legislature|legislative candidates]] support term limits || {{d}}
  
 
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Initiative 671 (1996)|I-671]] || [[Gaming_ballot_measures|Gaming]] || Amends tribal/state agreements to permit limited electronic gaming on Indian lands || {{d}}
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| {{witp}}|| [[Washington Gaming on Indian Lands, Initiative 671 (1996)|I-671]] || [[Gaming_ballot_measures|Gaming]] || Amends tribal/state agreements to permit limited electronic gaming on Indian lands || {{d}}
 
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|}
 
|}
  
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{{chart header}}
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
| [[Initiatives to the People (Washington)|ITP]] || [[Washington Fishing Regulations, Initiative 640 (1995)|Fishing, I-640]] || [[:Category:Hunting, Washington|Hunting]] || Survival rates for non-targeted catch || {{d}}
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| {{witp}}|| [[Washington Fishing Regulations, Initiative 640 (1995)|Fishing, I-640]] || [[Hunting on the ballot|Hunting]] || Survival rates for non-targeted catch || {{d}}
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
| [[Initiatives to the People (Washington)|ITP]] || [[Washington Gambling on Tribal Land, Initiative 651 (1995)|Gambling/Tribal, I-651]] || [[:Category:Gambling, Washington|Gambling]] || Compacts with tribes for unrestricted gambling on tribal land  || {{d}}
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| {{witp}}|| [[Washington Gambling on Tribal Land, Initiative 651 (1995)|Gambling/Tribal, I-651]] || [[Gambling on the ballot|Gambling]] || Compacts with tribes for unrestricted gambling on tribal land  || {{d}}
 
|}
 
|}
  
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{{chart header}}
 
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|-valign="top"
| {{witp}} || [[Washington Denture Sales, Initiative 607 (1994)|Denture Sales, I-607]] || [[:Category:Business regulation, Washington|Business]] || Dentures can be sold by people other than dentists  || {{ap}}
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| {{witp}} || [[Washington Denture Sales, Initiative 607 (1994)|Denture Sales, I-607]] || [[Business regulation on the ballot|Business]] || Dentures can be sold by people other than dentists  || {{ap}}
  
 
|}
 
|}
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1993 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1993 ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[Washington "Three Strikes", Initiative 593 (1993)]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Washington Tax & Spending Limits, Initiative 601 (1993)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington Tax & Spending Limits, Initiative 602 (1993)]] <br>
+
| {{witp}} || [[Washington "Three Strikes", Initiative 593 (1993)|Initiative 593]] || [[State judiciary on the ballot|Judiciary]] || "Three Strikes" law in sentencing criminals with three other serious offenses || {{ap}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
| {{witp}} || [[Washington Tax & Spending Limits, Initiative 601 (1993)|Initiative 601]] || [[taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Limit state expenditures to rate of inflation and population growth || {{ap}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
| {{witp}} || [[Washington Tax & Spending Limits, Initiative 602 (1993)|Initiative 602]] || [[Taxes on the ballot| Taxes]] || Tax collections and state expenditures limited by a factor based on personal income || {{d}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1992==
 
==1992==
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1992 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1992 ballot measures]]''
 
+
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{{approved}} [[Washington Term Limits, Initiative 573 (1992)]]
+
|-
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| {{witp}}  
 +
| [[Washington Term Limits, Initiative 573 (1992)|Term limits, I-573]]  
 +
| [[Term limits on the ballot|Term limits]]
 +
| Term limits on members of the [[Washington State Legislature]]
 +
| {{ap}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1991==
 
==1991==
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{{chart header}}
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
| {{witp}} || [[Washington Term Limits, Initiative 553 (1991)|Term Limits, #553]] || [[:Category:Term limits, Washington|Term limits]] || Term limits for statewide elective offices  || {{d}}
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| {{witp}}|| [[Washington Term Limits, Initiative 553 (1991)|Term Limits, #553]] || [[Term limits on the ballot|Term limits]] || Term limits for statewide elective offices  || {{d}}
  
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
| {{witp}} || [[Washington Property Taxes, Initiative 559 (1991)|Property Taxes, #559]] || [[:Category:Taxes, Washington|Taxes]] || Value property at the January 1, 1985 rate or subsequent sales price, adjusted for cost of living  || {{d}}
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| {{witp}}|| [[Washington Property Taxes, Initiative 559 (1991)|Property Taxes, #559]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Value property at the January 1, 1985 rate or subsequent sales price, adjusted for cost of living  || {{d}}
 
|}
 
|}
  
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1990 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1990 ballot measures]]''
 
+
{{chart header}}
{{defeated}} [[Washington Land Use Planning, Initiative 547 (1990)]]
+
|-valign="top"
 +
| {{witp}}|| [[Washington Land Use Planning, Initiative 547 (1990)|Initiative 547]] || [[Environment on the ballot|Environment]] || "Shall state growth and environmental protection goals be implemented by measures including local comprehensive land use planning and development fees?" || {{d}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1988==
 
==1988==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1988 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1988 ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[Washington Minimum Wage Increase, Initiative 518 (1988)]]
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 +
|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}}|| [[Washington Minimum Wage Increase, Initiative 518 (1988)|Initiative 518]] || [[Minimum wage on the ballot| Minimum Wage]] || State minimum wage increase from $2.30 to $4.25 || {{ap}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1984==
 
==1984==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1984 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1984 ballot measures]]''
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington No Public Funding of Abortions, Initiative 471 (1984)]] <br>
+
{{Washington1984}}
{{approved}} [[Washington Trade-Ins Don't Count for Sales Tax, Initiative 464 (1984)]] <br>
+
{{approved}} [[Washington Ban on Commercial Fishing of Steelhead Trout, Initiative 456 (1984)]]
+
  
 
==1982==
 
==1982==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1982 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1982 ballot measures]]''
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Replace Sales Tax with Corporate Franchise Taxes, Initiative 435 (1982)]] <br>
+
{{Washington1982}}
{{defeated}} [[Washington Beverage Container Deposit, Initiative 414 (1982)]] <br>
+
{{defeated}} [[Washington Maximum Interest Rate on Retail Sales, Initiative 412 (1982)]]
+
  
 
==1981==
 
==1981==
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1981 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1981 ballot measures]]''
 +
{{chart header}}
  
{{approved}} [[Washington Voter Approval for Energy Project Bonds, Initiative 394 (1981)]] <br>
+
|-valign="top"
{{approved}} [[Washington Abolition of Inheritance and Gift Taxes, Initiative 402 (1981)]]
+
|{{witp}}|| [[Washington Voter Approval for Energy Project Bonds, Initiative 394 (1981) |Initiative 394]] || [[Energy on the ballot|Energy]] || Voter approval prior to issuing bonds for construction/acquisition of major public energy projects || {{ap}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}}|| [[Washington Abolition of Inheritance and Gift Taxes, Initiative 402 (1981) |Initiative 402]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Abolish inheritance and gift taxes || {{ap}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1980==
 
==1980==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1980 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1980 ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[Washington Ban on Transportation and Storage of Radioactive Waste, Initiative 383 (1980)]]
+
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 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}}|| [[Washington Ban on Transportation and Storage of Radioactive Waste, Initiative 383 (1980) |Initiative 383]] || [[Transportation on the ballot|Transportation]] || Shall Washington ban the importaion and storage of non-medical radioactive wastes generated outside Washington, unless otherwise permitted by interstate compact? || {{ap}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1978==
 
==1978==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1978 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1978 ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[Washington Prohibition on Unnecessary Busing of Students, Initiative 350 (1978)]]
+
{{Washington1978}}
  
 
==1977==
 
==1977==
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1977 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1977 ballot measures]]''
 +
{{chart header}}
  
{{approved}} [[Washington Prohibit Stores that Sell Obscene Material, Initiative 335 (1977)]] <br>
+
|-valign="top"
{{approved}} [[Washington Food Products Exempt from Sales Tax, Initiative 345 (1977)]] <br>
+
|{{witp}}|| [[Washington Prohibit Stores that Sell Obscene Material, Initiative 335 (1977) |Initiative 335]] || [[Business regulation on the ballot|Regulation]] || Places where obscene films are publicly and regularly shown shall be prohibited || {{ap}}
{{approved}} [[Washington Motor Vehicle Tax Laws Revert to Previous Version, Initiative 348 (1977)]]
+
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}}|| [[Washington Food Products Exempt from Sales Tax, Initiative 345 (1977)|Initiative 345]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Exempt food products be exempt from state and local retail sales and use taxes || {{ap}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}}|| [[Washington Motor Vehicle Tax Laws Revert to Previous Version, Initiative 348 (1977)|Initiative 348]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Repeal new variable motor vehicle fuel tax || {{ap}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1976==
 
==1976==
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1976 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1976 ballot measures]]''
 +
{{chart header}}
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Prohibition on Fluoridation of Public Water, Initiative 322 (1976)]] <br>
+
|-valign="top"
{{defeated}} [[Washington Conditions on Building Nuclear Power Facilities, Initiative 325 (1976)]]
+
| {{witp}} || [[Washington Prohibition on Fluoridation of Public Water, Initiative 322 (1976)|Initiative 322]] || [[Health care on the ballot|Healthcare]] || Shall fluoridation of public water supplies be made unlawful? || {{d}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
| {{witp}} || [[Washington Conditions on Building Nuclear Power Facilities, Initiative 325 (1976) |Initiative 325]] || [[Nuclear issues on the ballot|Nuclear Issues]] || Conditions for approval of future nuclear power facilities || {{d}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1975==
 
==1975==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1975 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1975 ballot measures]]''
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Corporate Excise Tax to Replace School Levies, Initiative 314 (1975)]] <br>
+
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{{approved}} [[Washington Mandatory Death Penalty for Aggravated Murder, Initiative 316 (1975)]]
+
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}}|| [[Washington Corporate Excise Tax to Replace School Levies, Initiative 314 (1975)|Initiative 314]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || 12% excise tax on corporate income || {{d}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}}|| [[Washington Mandatory Death Penalty for Aggravated Murder, Initiative 316 (1975)|Initiative 316]] || [[State judiciary on the ballot|Judiciary]] || Death penalty mandatory in cases of aggravated murder in the first degree || {{ap}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1973==
 
==1973==
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1973 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1973 ballot measures]]''
 +
{{chart header}}
  
{{approved}} [[Washington Limit on Politician Salaries, Initiative 282 (1973)]]
+
|-valign="top"
 +
| {{witp}} || [[Washington Limit on Politician Salaries, Initiative 282 (1973) |Initiative 282]] || [[Administration of government on the ballot|Admin of gov't]] || Limit increases in salaries of state elected officials and judges || {{ap}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1972==
 
==1972==
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1972 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1972 ballot measures]]''
 +
{{chart header}}
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}}|| [[Washington Greyhound Racing, Initiative 258 (1972)|Initiative 258]] || [[Gambling on the ballot|Gambling]] || Authorizing each city with a population over 150,000 to grant one franchise permitting greyhound racing meets; prescribing qualifications for franchises; authorizing parimutuel wagering; allowing franchisees ten percent of all moneys wagered; requiring payment of a tax of five percent of parimutuel machine gross receipts in lieu of all other taxes to the licensing city; authorizing the licensing city to pay not to exceed two and one-half percent of the net tax after subtracting costs to the county; and repealing inconsistent acts || {{d}}
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Greyhound Racing, Initiative 258 (1972)]] <br>
+
|-valign="top"
{{defeated}} [[Washington Privatization of Liquor Sales, Initiative 261 (1972)]] <br>
+
|{{witp}}|| [[Washington Privatization of Liquor Sales, Initiative 261 (1972)|Initiative 261]] || [[Alcohol on the ballot|Alcohol]] || An Act repealing existing statutes relating to the establishment and operation of state liquor stores; extending the state sales tax to sales of intoxicating liquor at retail; providing for the licensing of retailers of liquor and for the registration of each brand or label of liquor to be sold; and prohibiting the state of Washington from reselling any liquor either at retail or wholesale || {{d}}
{{approved}} [[Washington Limits on Campaign Expenditures, Initiative 276 (1972)]]
+
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}}|| [[Washington Limits on Campaign Expenditures, Initiative 276 (1972)|Initiative 276]] || [[Elections and campaigns on the ballot| Elections and Campaigns]] || An Act relating to campaign financing, activities of lobbyists, access to public records, and financial affairs of elective officers and candidates; requiring disclosure of sources of campaign contributions, objects of campaign expenditures, and amounts thereof; limiting campaign expenditures; regulating the activities of lobbyists and requirng reports of their expenditures; restricting use of public funds to influence legislative decisions; governing access to public records; specifying the manner in which public agencies will maintain such records; requiring disclosure of elective officials' and cadidates' financial interests and activities; establising a public disclosure commission to administer the act; and providing civil penalties || {{ap}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1970==
 
==1970==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1970 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1970 ballot measures]]''
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Regulation of Taxation, Initiative 251 (1970)]] <br>
+
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{{defeated}} [[Washington Ban on Non-Refundable Beverage Containers, Initiative 256 (1970)]]
+
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}}|| [[Washington Regulation of Taxation, Initiative 251 (1970)|Initiative 251]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || An initiative declaring that existing taxes imposed by the state of Washington shall not be increased and that no new or additional taxes shall be imposed by the state of Washington || {{d}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}}|| [[Washington Ban on Non-Refundable Beverage Containers, Initiative 256 (1970) |Initiative 256]] || [[Business regulation on the ballot|Business Regulation]] || An act prohibiting the sale or distribution of beer or any other malt beverage, or of any nonalcoholic mineral water, soda water, or other carbonated or uncarbonated beverage (commonly known as soft drinks) for consumption in this state in cans, bottles, jugs, tubs, vessels or other receptacles not having a refund value of at least five cents for each such container || {{d}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1968==
 
==1968==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1968 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1968 ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[Washington Implied Consent for Driver Intoxication Tests, Initiative 242 (1968)]] <br>
+
{{chart header}}
{{approved}} [[Washington Reduction of Maximum Retail Service Charges, Initiative 245 (1968)]]
+
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Implied Consent for Driver Intoxication Tests, Initiative 242 (1968)|Initiative 242]] || [[Alcohol on the ballot|Alcohol]] ||  Rules governing when a breathalyzer to determine blood alcohol content can be legally administered || {{ap}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Reduction of Maximum Retail Service Charges, Initiative 245 (1968)|Initiative 245]] || [[Business regulation on the ballot|Business Regulation]] || Allowable maximum service charges on installment sales of goods and services || {{ap}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1966==
 
==1966==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1966 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1966 ballot measures]]''
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Allow Cities to Share Sales and Use Taxes, Initiative 226 (1966)]] <br>
+
{{chart header}}
{{approved}} [[Washington Repeal of Sunday Blue Laws, Initiative 229 (1966)]] <br>
+
 
{{approved}} [[Washington Repeal of Freight Train Crew Law, Initiative 233 (1966)]]
+
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Allow Cities to Share Sales and Use Taxes, Initiative 226 (1966)|Initiative 226]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || An Act relating to revenue and taxation and providing for the allocation and distribution of one-tenth of the state collected retail sales tax and use tax revenues to cities and towns || {{d}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Repeal of Sunday Blue Laws, Initiative 229 (1966)|Initiative 229]] || [[Administration of government on the ballot|Admin of gov't]] || An Act repealing an existing statute which declares it to be a crime (misdemeanor) for any person, on the first day of the week (Sunday) to promote any noisy or boisterous sport or amusement || {{ap}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Repeal of Freight Train Crew Law, Initiative 233 (1966)|Initiative 223]] || [[Transportation on the ballot|Transportation]] || An act regarding train crew requirements in the railroad industry || {{ap}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1964==
 
==1964==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1966 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1966 ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[Washington Marine Recreation Land Act, Initiative 215 (1964)]]
+
{{chart header}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Marine Recreation Land Act, Initiative 215 (1964) |Initiative 215]] || [[Natural resources on the ballot|Natural Resources]] || An Act Providing for the use of monies, derived from existing motor vehicle fuel taxes paid by purchasers of fuel used in watercraft and not reclaimed by them as presently allowed by law, for the acquisition or improvement of land on fresh or salt water for marine recreational purposes || {{ap}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1962==
 
==1962==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1962 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1962 ballot measures]]''
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Legislative Reapportionment and Redistricting, Initiative 211 (1962)]]
+
{{chart header}}
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Legislative Reapportionment and Redistricting, Initiative 211 (1962) |Initiative 211]] || [[Redistricting measure on the ballot|Redistricting]] || Defining the boundaries of all state legislative districts || {{d}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1960==
 
==1960==
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1960 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1960 ballot measures]]''
 +
{{chart header}}
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Spirituous Liquor Licenses for Taverns, Initiative 205 (1960)]] <br>
+
|-valign="top"
{{approved}} [[Washington Civil Service for State Employees, Initiative 207 (1960)]] <br>
+
| {{witp}} || [[Washington Spirituous Liquor Licenses for Taverns, Initiative 205 (1960)|Initiative 205]] || [[Alcohol on the ballot|Alcohol]] || Taverns eligible for a new class of license allowing the sale of spirituous liquors || {{d}}
{{approved}} [[Washington Authorize Joint Tenancies in Property, Initiative 208 (1960)]] <br>
+
 
{{approved}} [[Washington Daylight Savings Time, Initiative 210 (1960)]]
+
|-valign="top"
 +
| {{witp}} || [[Washington Civil Service for State Employees, Initiative 207 (1960)|Initiative 207]] || [[Administration of government on the ballot|Admin of gov't]] || The State Civil Service Law || {{ap}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
| {{witp}} || [[Washington Authorize Joint Tenancies in Property, Initiative 208 (1960)|Initiative 208]] || [[Property on the ballot|Property Rights]] || Joint tenancies in real and personal property || {{ap}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
| {{witp}} || [[Washington Daylight Savings Time, Initiative 210 (1960)|Initiative 210]] || [[Administration of government on the ballot|Admin of gov't]] || Daylight Savings Time || {{ap}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1958==
 
==1958==
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1958 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1958 ballot measures]]''
 +
{{chart header}}
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Restrictions on Labor Agreements, Initiative 202 (1958)]]
+
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Restrictions on Labor Agreements, Initiative 202 (1958)|Initiative 202]] || [[Labor and unions on the ballot|Labor]] || Restricting Labor Agreements || {{d}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1956==
 
==1956==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1956 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1956 ballot measures]]''
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Employer-Employee Relations Act, Initiative 198 (1956)]] <br>
+
{{chart header}}
{{approved}} [[Washington Legislative Reapportionment and Redistricting Act, Initiative 199 (1956)]]
+
  
==1952==
+
|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Employer-Employee Relations Act, Initiative 198 (1956)|Initiative 198]] || [[Labor and unions on the ballot|Labor]] || Employer-Employee Relations || {{d}}
  
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Legislative Reapportionment and Redistricting Act, Initiative 199 (1956)|Initiative 199]] || [[Redistricting measures on the ballot|Redistricting]] || Legislative Reapportionment and Redistricting Act || {{ap}}
 +
|}
 +
 +
==1954==
 +
 +
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1954 ballot measures]]''
 +
{{chart header}}
 +
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Chiropractic Examination Standards Act, Initiative 188 (1954)|Initiative 188]] || [[Health care on the ballot|Health Care]] || Chiropractic Examination Standards || {{d}}
 +
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Salmon Fishing Regulations Act, Initiative 192 (1954) |Initiative 192]] || [[Hunting on the ballot|Hunting]] || Salmon Fishing Regulations || {{d}}
 +
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Daylight Savings Time Act, Initiative 193 (1954)| Initiative 193]] || [[Administration of government on the ballot|Admin of gov't]] || Daylight Savings Time || {{d}}
 +
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Restriction of Television Advertising for Alcohol, Initiative 194 (1954)|Initiative 194]] || [[Alcohol on the ballot|Alcohol]] || Television Advertising for Alcohol || {{d}}
 +
|}
 +
 +
==1952==
 +
[[File:Margarine.jpg|thumb|Shelves of oleomargarine]]
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1952 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1952 ballot measures]]''
 +
{{chart header}}
  
{{approved}} [[Washington Oleomargarine Act, Initiative 180 (1952)]] <br>
+
|-valign="top"
{{approved}} [[Washington Observance of Standard Time Act, Initiative 181 (1952)]] <br>
+
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Oleomargarine Act, Initiative 180 (1952)|Initiative 180]] || [[Business regulation on the ballot|Business Regulation]] || Regulation of Sale of Oleomargarine || {{ap}}
{{defeated}} [[Washington Liberalization of Old Age Pension Laws Act, Initiative 184 (1952)]] <br>
+
 
{{defeated}} [[Washington Chiropractic Examination Standards Act, Initiative 188 (1952)]] <br>
+
|-valign="top"
{{defeated}}[[Washington Salmon Fishing Regulations Act, Initiative 192 (1952)]] <br>
+
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Observance of Standard Time Act, Initiative 181 (1952)|Initiative 181]] || [[Administration of government on the ballot|Admin of gov't]] || Observance of Standard Time Act || {{ap}}
{{defeated}} [[Washington Daylight Savings Time Act, Initiative 193 (1952)]] <br>
+
 
{{defeated}} [[Washington Restriction of Television Advertising for Alcohol, Initiative 194 (1952)]]
+
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Liberalization of Old Age Pension Laws Act, Initiative 184 (1952)|Initiative 184]] || [[Labor and unions on the ballot|Labor]] || Old Age Pension Laws || {{d}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1950==
 
==1950==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1950 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1950 ballot measures]]''
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Minimum Monthly Grant for Public Assistance, Initiative 176 (1950)]] <br>
+
{{chart header}}
{{approved}} [[Washington Citizens' Security Act of 1948, Initiative 172 (1950)]]
+
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Citizens' Security Act of 1948, Initiative 172 (1950)|Initiative 172]] || [[Welfare on the ballot|Welfare]] || Transferring the public assistance medical program to the State Department of Health || {{ap}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Minimum Monthly Grant for Public Assistance, Initiative 176 (1950)|Initiative 176]] || [[Welfare on the ballot|Welfare]] || Increased to $65.00 a month the minimum grant for certain categories of public assistance || {{d}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1948==
 
==1948==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1948 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1948 ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[Washington Bonus for World War II Veterans Act, Initiative 169 (1948)]], but later found unconstitutional by the [[Washington Supreme Court]] <br>
+
{{chart header}}
{{approved}} [[Washington Liquor by the Drink With Restrictions, Initiative 171 (1948)]] <br>
+
 
{{approved}} [[Washington Liberalization of Social Security Benefits, Initiative 172 (1948)]]
+
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Bonus for World War II Veterans Act, Initiative 169 (1948)|Initiative 169]] || [[Veterans on the ballot|Veterans]] || Bonus for World War II Veterans Act || {{ap}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Liquor by the Drink With Restrictions, Initiative 171 (1948)|Initiative 171]] || [[Alcohol on the ballot|Alcohol]] || Liquor by the Drink with Restrictions || {{ap}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Liberalization of Social Security Benefits, Initiative 172 (1948)|Initiative 172]] || [[Welfare on the ballot|Social Security]] || Liberalization of Social Security Benefits || {{ap}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1946==
 
==1946==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1946 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1946 ballot measures]]''
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Public Utility Districts, Initiative 166 (1946)]]
+
{{chart header}}
 +
|-valign="top"
 +
|{{witp}} || [[Washington Public Utility Districts, Initiative 166 (1946)|Initiative 166]] || [[Utilities on the ballot|Utilities]] || Public Utility Districts || {{d}}
 +
|}
  
 
==1944==
 
==1944==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1944 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1944 ballot measures]]''
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Liberalization of Old Age Assistance Laws, Initiative 157 (1944)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington Liberalization of Old Age Assistance Laws by the Townsend Clubs, Initiative 158 (1944)]]
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Liberalization of Old Age Assistance Laws, Initiative 157 (1944)|Initiative 157]] || [[Welfare on the ballot|Welfare]] || Old Age Assistance Laws || {{d}}
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Liberalization of Old Age Assistance Laws by the Townsend Clubs, Initiative 158 (1944)|Initiative 158]] || [[Welfare on the ballot|Welfare]] || Old Age Assistance Laws by Townsend Clubs || {{d}}
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|}
  
 
==1940==
 
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1940 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1940 ballot measures]]''
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Public Utility District Bonds, Initiative 139 (1940)]] <BR>
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{{approved}} [[Washington Old Age Pension Act, Initiative 141 (1940)]]
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Public Utility District Bonds, Initiative 139 (1940)|Initiative 139]] || [[Bond issues on the ballot|Bond Issues]] || Public Utility District Bonds || {{d}}
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Old Age Pension Act, Initiative 141 (1940) |Initiative 141]] || [[Welfare on the ballot|Welfare]] || Old Age Pension Act || {{ap}}
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|}
  
 
==1938==
 
==1938==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1938 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1938 ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[Washington Non-Partisan School Elections Act, Initiative 126 (1938)]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Washington 40-Mill Tax Limit, Initiative 129 (1938)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington Regulation of Labor Disputes, Initiative 130 (1938)]]
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Non-Partisan School Elections Act, Initiative 126 (1938) |Initiative 126]] || [[Elections and campaigns on the ballot|Elections]] || Non-Partisan School Elections Act || {{ap}}
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington 40-Mill Tax Limit, Initiative 129 (1938)|Initiative 129]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || 40 Mill Tax Limit || {{ap}}
 +
 
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}}|| [[Washington Regulation of Labor Disputes, Initiative 130 (1938)|Initiative 130]] || [[Labor and unions on the ballot|Labor]] || Regulation of Labor Disputes || {{d}}
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|}
  
 
==1936==
 
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1936 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1936 ballot measures]]''
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Civil Service Act, Initiative 101 (1936)]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Washington 40-Mill Tax Limit Act, Initiative 114 (1936)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington Old Age Pension Act, Initiative 115 (1936)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington Production for Use Act, Initiative 119 (1936)]]
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==1934==
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Civil Service Act, Initiative 101 (1936)|Initiative 101]] || [[Labor and unions on the ballot|Labor]] || Civil Service Act || {{d}}
  
 +
|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington 40-Mill Tax Limit Act, Initiative 114 (1936)|Initiative 114]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || 30-Mill Tax Limit Act || {{ap}}
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Old Age Pension Act, Initiative 115 (1936)|Initiative 115]] || [[Welfare on the ballot|Welfare]] || Old Age Pension Act || {{d}}
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Production for Use Act, Initiative 119 (1936)|Initiative 119]] || [[Administration of government on the ballot|Admin of gov't]] || Production for Use Act || {{d}}
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|}
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==1934==
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[[File:Fish traps.JPG|thumb|150px|Fish traps, the subject of [[Washington Fish Traps and Fishing Regulations, Initiative 77 (1934)|I-77 in 1934]]]]
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1934 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1934 ballot measures]]''
 +
{{chart header}}
  
{{approved}} [[Washington Fish Traps and Fishing Regulations, Initiative 77 (1934)]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Washington 40-Mill Tax Limit Initiative, Initiative 94 (1934)]]
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Fish Traps and Fishing Regulations, Initiative 77 (1934)|Initiative 77]] || [[Hunting on the ballot|Hunting]] || Fish Traps and Fishing Regulations || {{ap}}
 +
 
 +
|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington 40-Mill Tax Limit Initiative, Initiative 94 (1934)|Initiative 94]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || 40 Mill Tax Limit || {{ap}}
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|}
  
 
==1932==
 
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1932 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1932 ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[Washington Permanent Registration Act, Initiative 58 (1932)]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Washington Intoxicating Liquor Act, Initiative 61 (1932)]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Washington Department of Game Act, Initiative 62 (1932)]] <br>
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|-valign="top"
{{approved}} [[Washington 40-Mill Tax Levy Limit, Initiative 64 (1932)]] <br>
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Permanent Registration Act, Initiative 58 (1932)|Initiative 58]] || [[Elections and campaigns on the ballot|Elections and Campaigns]] || Permanent Registration Act || {{ap}}
{{approved}} [[Washington Income Tax Act, Initiative 69 (1932)]]
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Intoxicating Liquor Act, Initiative 61 (1932)|Initiative 61]] || [[Alcohol on the ballot|Alcohol]] || Intoxicating Liquor Act || {{ap}}
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Department of Game Act, Initiative 62 (1932)|Initiative 62]] || [[Hunting on the ballot|Hunting]] || Department of Game Act || {{ap}}
 +
 
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Income Tax Act, Initiative 69 (1932)|Initiative 69]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Income Tax Act || {{ap}}
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington 40-Mill Tax Levy Limit, Initiative 64 (1932)|Initiative 64]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || 40 Mill Tax Levy Limit || {{ap}}
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|}
  
 
==1930==
 
==1930==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1930 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1930 ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[Washington State Legislative Redistricting Act, Initiative 57 (1930)]]
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington State Legislative Redistricting Act, Initiative 57 (1930)|Initiative 57]] || [[Redistricting measures on the ballot|Redistricting]] || State Legislative Redistricting || {{ap}}
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|}
  
 
==1924==
 
==1924==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1924 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1924 ballot measures]]''
  
{{defeated}} [[Washington Compulsory School Attendance Act, Initiative 49 (1924)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington Limitation of Taxation Act, Initiative 50 (1924)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington Electric Power Act, Initiative 52 (1924)]]
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Compulsory School Attendance Act, Initiative 49 (1924)|Initiative 49]] || [[Education on the ballot|Education]] || Compulsory School Attendance Act || {{d}}
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Limitation of Taxation Act, Initiative 50 (1924)|Initiative 50]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Limitation of Taxation || {{d}}
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Electric Power Act, Initiative 52 (1924)|Initiative 52]] || [[Energy on the ballot|Energy]] || Electric Power Act || {{d}}
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|}
  
 
==1922==
 
==1922==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1922 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1922 ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[Washington Poll Tax Repeal Act, Initiative 40 (1922)]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Washington 30-10 School Plan, Initiative 46 (1922)]]
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Poll Tax Repeal Act, Initiative 40 (1922)|Initiative 40]] || [[Taxes on the ballot|Taxes]] || Poll Tax Repeal Act || {{ap}}
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|-valign="top"
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington 30-10 School Plan, Initiative 46 (1922)|Initiative 46]] || [[Education on the ballot|Education]] || 30-10 School Plan || {{d}}
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|}
  
 
==1916==
 
==1916==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1916 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1916 ballot measures]]''
  
INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 24 (Brewers’ Bill) Filed April 20, 1916. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 7, 1916 and rejected by the following vote: For - 98,843 Against - 245,399.
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|{{witp}} || [[Washington Brewer's Bill, Initiative 24 (1916)|Initiative 24]] || [[Alcohol on the ballot|Alcohol]] || Brewers Bill|| {{d}}
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|}
  
 
==1914==
 
==1914==
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:: ''See also: [[Washington 1914 ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Washington 1914 ballot measures]]''
  
INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 3 (Statewide Prohibition) Filed January 8, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and approved by the following vote: For - 189,840 Against - 171,208. Act is now identified as Chapter 2, Laws of 1915.
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|-
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| {{witp}}
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| [[Washington Statewide Prohibition Act, Initiative 3 (1914)|Prohibition, I-3]]
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| [[Alcohol on the ballot|Alcohol]]
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| Statewide alcohol prohibition
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| {{ap}}
  
INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 6 (Blue Sky Law) Filed January 30, 1914. Submitted to voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and rejected by the following vote: For - 142,017 Against - 147,298.
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|-
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| {{witp}}
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| [[Washington Blue Sky Law, Initiative 6 (1914)|Blue Sky Law, I-6]]
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| [[Business regulation on the ballot|Business regulation]]
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| Laws to regulate the offering and sale of securities
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| {{d}}
  
INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 7 (Abolishing the Bureau of Inspection) Filed January 30, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and rejected by the following vote: For - 117,882 Against - 167,080.
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|-
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| {{witp}}
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| [[Washington Abolition of the Bureau of Inspection, Initiative 7 (1914)|Bureau of Inspection, I-7]]
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| [[Administration of government on the ballot|Admin of gov't]]
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| Proposal to abolish State Bureau of Inspection
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| {{d}}
  
INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 8 (Abolishing Employment Offices) Filed January 30, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and approved by the following vote: For - 162,054 Against - 144,544. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1915.
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|-
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| {{witp}}
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| [[Washington Abolition of Employment Offices, Initiative 8 (1914)|Employment Offices, I-8]]
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| [[Administration of government on the ballot|Admin of gov't]]
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| Proposal to abolish State Employments Offices
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| {{ap}}
  
INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 9 (Injured Workmen) Filed January 29, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and rejected by the following vote: For - 143,738 Against - 154,166.
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|-
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| {{witp}}
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| [[Washington Injured Workmen Act, Initiative 9 (1914)|Injured Workmen, I-9]]
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| [[Labor and unions on the ballot|Labor]]
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| Protection for injured laborers
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| {{d}}
  
INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 10 (Convict Labor Road Measure) Filed January 29, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and rejected by the following vote: For - 111,805 Against - 183,726.
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|-
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| {{witp}}
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| [[Washington Convict Labor Road Measure, Initiative 10 (1914)|Convict Labor, I-10]]
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| [[Labor and unions on the ballot|Labor]]
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| Proposal about using convict labor to build roads
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| {{d}}
  
INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 13 (Eight Hour Law) Filed February 10, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and rejected by the following vote: For - 118,881 Against - 212,935.
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|-
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| {{witp}}
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| [[Washington Eight Hour Law, Initiative 13 (1914)|Eight Hour Law, I-13]]
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| [[Labor and unions on the ballot|Labor]]
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| Law setting 8-hours as the legal length of workday
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| {{d}}
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|}
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
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* [[Initiatives to the People (Washington)]]
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* [[List of Washington State veto referendums]]
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* [[List of Washington State Initiatives to the Legislature]]
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* [[List of Washington ballot measures]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/initiatives/statistics_initiatives.aspx List of all Initiatives to the People] in Washington, starting in 1914.
  
*[http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/initiatives/statistics_initiatives.aspx List of all Initiatives to the People] in Washington, starting in 1914.
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Veto referenda

This page is a list of Initiative to the People, a type of ballot measure seen in Washington.

Background

In 1912, citizens in Washington approved the right to initiative and referendum by a 71 to 29 percent split.

The first Initiative to the People, advocating the prohibition of alcohol, was filed on January 2, 1914. It was re-filed six days later as Initiative 3, went to the ballot on the November 3, 1914 ballot, and was approved. Six other initiatives also appeared on the ballot that year, but only one relating to the abolition of state employment offices was approved.[1]

Since that beginning, through June of 2012, Washington citizens had filed 1,241 Initiatives to the People. 141 had been on the ballot by 2011, with 72 to of them being approved.[1][2]

2011

See also: Washington 2011 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 1125 Taxes Prohibits gas tax and toll revenues to be diverted to non-transportation purposes Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 1163 Taxes Reenacts background checks, training for long-term care workers Approveda
ITP Initiative 1183 Alcohol Would close state liquor stores; allow state licensing of private parties Approveda

2010

See also: Washington 2010 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 1053 Taxes Will require 2/3 supermajority vote of the Washington State Legislature, or a statewide vote, for tax increases Approveda
ITP Initiative 1082 Labor Would amend workers' compensation insurance in the state Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 1098 Taxes Taxes gross income above $200,000 for individuals, $400,000 for couples. Reduces state property tax by 20% and reduces certain business and occupation taxes Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 1100 Alcohol Closes state liquor stores and authorizes sale, distribution, & importation by private parties Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 1105 Alcohol Close all state liquor stores and license private parties to sell or distribute spirits. Revises certain laws concerning regulation, taxation and state revenues Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 1107 Taxes Would repeal certain 2010 amendments to state tax laws including a sales tax on candy and bottled water and a temporary excise tax on soda pop Approveda

2009

See also: Washington 2009 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 1033 Taxes Limit growth of certain state, county and city revenue to annual inflation and population growth Defeatedd

2008

See also: Washington 2008 ballot measures

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

2007

See also: Washington 2007 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP I-960 Taxes Approval of 2/3rds of legislature, or voter approval, for tax increases, public information about tax increases Approveda

2006

See also: Washington 2006 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Estate Taxes, I-920 Taxes Repeal of laws imposing estate taxes Defeatedd
ITP Government Takings, I-933 Property Requires compensation when government regulation damages the value of private property Defeatedd
ITP Energy Conservation, I-937 Environment Require electric utilities to meet targets for energy conservation Approveda

2005

See also: Washington 2005 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP I-900 Admin of gov't Performance audits of state and local government agencies and entities Approveda
ITP I-901 Smoking bans Prohibit smoking in public places and in places of employment Approveda
ITP I-912 Taxes Repeal motor vehicle fuel tax increases of 3 cents in 2005 and 2006, 2 cents in 2007, and 1.5 cents per gallon in 2008 Defeatedd

2004

See also: Washington 2004 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP I-872 Elections "Top two primary" allowing voters to select among all candidates in a primary. Approveda
ITP I-884 Taxes Increase retail sales tax by 1%, spend increased tax revenues on education Defeatedd
ITP I-892 Gambling Authorize licensed non-tribal gambling establishments to operate the same type and number of machines as tribal governments Defeatedd

2003

See also: Washington 2003 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP I-841 Labor No new ergonomics regulations unless a uniform federal standard is required Approveda

2002

See also: Washington 2002 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP I-776 Transportation License tab fees to be $30 per year for motor vehicles Approveda
ITP I-790 Labor Police and fire fighter retirement funds under control of board of trustees Approveda

2001

See also: Washington 2001 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP I-747 Taxes Changes all of the limitations factors on property tax levy increases Approveda
ITP I-773 Tobacco Taxes Adds two additional taxes to existing sales taxes on cigarettes and tobacco Approveda
ITP I-775 Healthcare Home Care Quality Authority governed by a board appointed by the Governor Approveda

2000

See also: Washington 2000 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP I-713 Hunting Misdemeanor to use or authorize the use of any steel-jawed leghold trap Approveda
ITP I-722 Taxes Null and void any tax increases adopted without voter approval Approveda
ITP I-728 Education Student achievement fund to provide building improvements relating to class-size reductions Approveda
ITP I-729 Education Authorize the establishment of charter public schools Defeatedd
ITP I-732 Education Automatic cost-of-living increases each year to all school district employees Approveda
ITP I-745 Transportation New road and lane construction top priority for transportation improvements Defeatedd

1999

See also: Washington 1999 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 695 Taxes Voter approval for any increase in taxes imposed by state or local government ApprovedaOverturnedot
ITP Initiative 696 Hunting Commercial net fishing in fresh or marine waters Defeatedd

1998

See also: Washington 1998 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 688 Labor Increase state minimum wage from $4.90 to $5.70 Approveda
ITP Initiative 692 Marijuana Permit the medical use of marijuana Approveda
ITP Initiative 694 Abortion Make it a felony to kill a fetus in the "process of birth" Defeatedd

1997

See also: Washington 1997 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP I-673 Health care Can health insurance plans be regulated as to provision of services by designated health care providers Defeatedd
ITP I-676 Firearms Can the transfer of handguns without trigger-locking devices be prohibited Defeatedd
ITP I-677 Labor Can employment discrimination based on sexual orientation be prohibited Defeatedd
ITP I-678 Health care Allow dental hygienists to perform more services Defeatedd
ITP I-685 Marijuana Reduce penalties for marijuana possession and use Defeatedd

1996

See also: Washington 1996 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP I-655 Hunting Questions whether it should be a misdemeanor to hunt black bears with bait or dogs Approveda
ITP I-670 Term limits Should the Secretary of State place on ballots a notice about whether legislative candidates support term limits Defeatedd
ITP I-671 Gaming Amends tribal/state agreements to permit limited electronic gaming on Indian lands Defeatedd

1995

See also: Washington 1995 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Fishing, I-640 Hunting Survival rates for non-targeted catch Defeatedd
ITP Gambling/Tribal, I-651 Gambling Compacts with tribes for unrestricted gambling on tribal land Defeatedd

1994

See also: Washington 1994 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Denture Sales, I-607 Business Dentures can be sold by people other than dentists Approveda

1993

See also: Washington 1993 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 593 Judiciary "Three Strikes" law in sentencing criminals with three other serious offenses Approveda
ITP Initiative 601 Taxes Limit state expenditures to rate of inflation and population growth Approveda
ITP Initiative 602 Taxes Tax collections and state expenditures limited by a factor based on personal income Defeatedd

1992

See also: Washington 1992 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Term limits, I-573 Term limits Term limits on members of the Washington State Legislature Approveda

1991

See also: Washington 1991 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Term Limits, #553 Term limits Term limits for statewide elective offices Defeatedd
ITP Property Taxes, #559 Taxes Value property at the January 1, 1985 rate or subsequent sales price, adjusted for cost of living Defeatedd

1990

See also: Washington 1990 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 547 Environment "Shall state growth and environmental protection goals be implemented by measures including local comprehensive land use planning and development fees?" Defeatedd

1988

See also: Washington 1988 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 518 Minimum Wage State minimum wage increase from $2.30 to $4.25 Approveda

1984

See also: Washington 1984 ballot measures

November 6

Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 456 Hunting Declares that natural resources should be managed by the state alone and petitions Congress to decommercialize Steelhead Trout Approveda
ITP Initiative 464 Taxes Excludes the value of trade-ins of like kind property from the selling price sales tax Approveda
ITP Initiative 471 Abortion Bans the public funding of abortion Defeatedd

1982

See also: Washington 1982 ballot measures

November 2

Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 412 Business Sets a maximum annual interest rate for retail installment contracts at 12% Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 414 Environment Establishes a minimum five cent recycling refund on sales of soft drinks and alcohol Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 435 Taxes Replaces the state sales tax on food with a 10% franchise tax on corporations Defeatedd
LRCA SJR 143 Development Permits local governments to finance development projects through resulting increased tax revenues Defeatedd

1981

See also: Washington 1981 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 394 Energy Voter approval prior to issuing bonds for construction/acquisition of major public energy projects Approveda
ITP Initiative 402 Taxes Abolish inheritance and gift taxes Approveda

1980

See also: Washington 1980 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 383 Transportation Shall Washington ban the importaion and storage of non-medical radioactive wastes generated outside Washington, unless otherwise permitted by interstate compact? Approveda

1978

See also: Washington 1978 ballot measures

November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 350 Education Prohibits assigning students to other than the nearest or next-nearest school Approveda

1977

See also: Washington 1977 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 335 Regulation Places where obscene films are publicly and regularly shown shall be prohibited Approveda
ITP Initiative 345 Taxes Exempt food products be exempt from state and local retail sales and use taxes Approveda
ITP Initiative 348 Taxes Repeal new variable motor vehicle fuel tax Approveda

1976

See also: Washington 1976 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 322 Healthcare Shall fluoridation of public water supplies be made unlawful? Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 325 Nuclear Issues Conditions for approval of future nuclear power facilities Defeatedd

1975

See also: Washington 1975 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 314 Taxes 12% excise tax on corporate income Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 316 Judiciary Death penalty mandatory in cases of aggravated murder in the first degree Approveda

1973

See also: Washington 1973 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 282 Admin of gov't Limit increases in salaries of state elected officials and judges Approveda

1972

See also: Washington 1972 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 258 Gambling Authorizing each city with a population over 150,000 to grant one franchise permitting greyhound racing meets; prescribing qualifications for franchises; authorizing parimutuel wagering; allowing franchisees ten percent of all moneys wagered; requiring payment of a tax of five percent of parimutuel machine gross receipts in lieu of all other taxes to the licensing city; authorizing the licensing city to pay not to exceed two and one-half percent of the net tax after subtracting costs to the county; and repealing inconsistent acts Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 261 Alcohol An Act repealing existing statutes relating to the establishment and operation of state liquor stores; extending the state sales tax to sales of intoxicating liquor at retail; providing for the licensing of retailers of liquor and for the registration of each brand or label of liquor to be sold; and prohibiting the state of Washington from reselling any liquor either at retail or wholesale Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 276 Elections and Campaigns An Act relating to campaign financing, activities of lobbyists, access to public records, and financial affairs of elective officers and candidates; requiring disclosure of sources of campaign contributions, objects of campaign expenditures, and amounts thereof; limiting campaign expenditures; regulating the activities of lobbyists and requirng reports of their expenditures; restricting use of public funds to influence legislative decisions; governing access to public records; specifying the manner in which public agencies will maintain such records; requiring disclosure of elective officials' and cadidates' financial interests and activities; establising a public disclosure commission to administer the act; and providing civil penalties Approveda

1970

See also: Washington 1970 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 251 Taxes An initiative declaring that existing taxes imposed by the state of Washington shall not be increased and that no new or additional taxes shall be imposed by the state of Washington Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 256 Business Regulation An act prohibiting the sale or distribution of beer or any other malt beverage, or of any nonalcoholic mineral water, soda water, or other carbonated or uncarbonated beverage (commonly known as soft drinks) for consumption in this state in cans, bottles, jugs, tubs, vessels or other receptacles not having a refund value of at least five cents for each such container Defeatedd

1968

See also: Washington 1968 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 242 Alcohol Rules governing when a breathalyzer to determine blood alcohol content can be legally administered Approveda
ITP Initiative 245 Business Regulation Allowable maximum service charges on installment sales of goods and services Approveda

1966

See also: Washington 1966 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 226 Taxes An Act relating to revenue and taxation and providing for the allocation and distribution of one-tenth of the state collected retail sales tax and use tax revenues to cities and towns Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 229 Admin of gov't An Act repealing an existing statute which declares it to be a crime (misdemeanor) for any person, on the first day of the week (Sunday) to promote any noisy or boisterous sport or amusement Approveda
ITP Initiative 223 Transportation An act regarding train crew requirements in the railroad industry Approveda

1964

See also: Washington 1966 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 215 Natural Resources An Act Providing for the use of monies, derived from existing motor vehicle fuel taxes paid by purchasers of fuel used in watercraft and not reclaimed by them as presently allowed by law, for the acquisition or improvement of land on fresh or salt water for marine recreational purposes Approveda

1962

See also: Washington 1962 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 211 Redistricting Defining the boundaries of all state legislative districts Defeatedd

1960

See also: Washington 1960 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 205 Alcohol Taverns eligible for a new class of license allowing the sale of spirituous liquors Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 207 Admin of gov't The State Civil Service Law Approveda
ITP Initiative 208 Property Rights Joint tenancies in real and personal property Approveda
ITP Initiative 210 Admin of gov't Daylight Savings Time Approveda

1958

See also: Washington 1958 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 202 Labor Restricting Labor Agreements Defeatedd

1956

See also: Washington 1956 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 198 Labor Employer-Employee Relations Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 199 Redistricting Legislative Reapportionment and Redistricting Act Approveda

1954

See also: Washington 1954 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 188 Health Care Chiropractic Examination Standards Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 192 Hunting Salmon Fishing Regulations Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 193 Admin of gov't Daylight Savings Time Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 194 Alcohol Television Advertising for Alcohol Defeatedd

1952

Shelves of oleomargarine
See also: Washington 1952 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 180 Business Regulation Regulation of Sale of Oleomargarine Approveda
ITP Initiative 181 Admin of gov't Observance of Standard Time Act Approveda
ITP Initiative 184 Labor Old Age Pension Laws Defeatedd

1950

See also: Washington 1950 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 172 Welfare Transferring the public assistance medical program to the State Department of Health Approveda
ITP Initiative 176 Welfare Increased to $65.00 a month the minimum grant for certain categories of public assistance Defeatedd

1948

See also: Washington 1948 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 169 Veterans Bonus for World War II Veterans Act Approveda
ITP Initiative 171 Alcohol Liquor by the Drink with Restrictions Approveda
ITP Initiative 172 Social Security Liberalization of Social Security Benefits Approveda

1946

See also: Washington 1946 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 166 Utilities Public Utility Districts Defeatedd

1944

See also: Washington 1944 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 157 Welfare Old Age Assistance Laws Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 158 Welfare Old Age Assistance Laws by Townsend Clubs Defeatedd

1940

See also: Washington 1940 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 139 Bond Issues Public Utility District Bonds Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 141 Welfare Old Age Pension Act Approveda

1938

See also: Washington 1938 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 126 Elections Non-Partisan School Elections Act Approveda
ITP Initiative 129 Taxes 40 Mill Tax Limit Approveda
ITP Initiative 130 Labor Regulation of Labor Disputes Defeatedd

1936

See also: Washington 1936 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 101 Labor Civil Service Act Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 114 Taxes 30-Mill Tax Limit Act Approveda
ITP Initiative 115 Welfare Old Age Pension Act Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 119 Admin of gov't Production for Use Act Defeatedd

1934

Fish traps, the subject of I-77 in 1934
See also: Washington 1934 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 77 Hunting Fish Traps and Fishing Regulations Approveda
ITP Initiative 94 Taxes 40 Mill Tax Limit Approveda

1932

See also: Washington 1932 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 58 Elections and Campaigns Permanent Registration Act Approveda
ITP Initiative 61 Alcohol Intoxicating Liquor Act Approveda
ITP Initiative 62 Hunting Department of Game Act Approveda
ITP Initiative 69 Taxes Income Tax Act Approveda
ITP Initiative 64 Taxes 40 Mill Tax Levy Limit Approveda

1930

See also: Washington 1930 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 57 Redistricting State Legislative Redistricting Approveda

1924

See also: Washington 1924 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 49 Education Compulsory School Attendance Act Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 50 Taxes Limitation of Taxation Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 52 Energy Electric Power Act Defeatedd

1922

See also: Washington 1922 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 40 Taxes Poll Tax Repeal Act Approveda
ITP Initiative 46 Education 30-10 School Plan Defeatedd

1916

See also: Washington 1916 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 24 Alcohol Brewers Bill Defeatedd

1914

See also: Washington 1914 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Prohibition, I-3 Alcohol Statewide alcohol prohibition Approveda
ITP Blue Sky Law, I-6 Business regulation Laws to regulate the offering and sale of securities Defeatedd
ITP Bureau of Inspection, I-7 Admin of gov't Proposal to abolish State Bureau of Inspection Defeatedd
ITP Employment Offices, I-8 Admin of gov't Proposal to abolish State Employments Offices Approveda
ITP Injured Workmen, I-9 Labor Protection for injured laborers Defeatedd
ITP Convict Labor, I-10 Labor Proposal about using convict labor to build roads Defeatedd
ITP Eight Hour Law, I-13 Labor Law setting 8-hours as the legal length of workday Defeatedd

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