Washington 1988 ballot measures

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On the ballot

November 8

Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 518 Minimum Wage Increases the state minimum wage from $2.30 to $4.25 Approveda
ITL Initiatives 97 and 97B Environment Imposes a new tax on hazardous substances for waste cleanup programs Approveda
LRCA HJR 4222 Taxes Increases tax exemption on personal property to $3,000 Approveda
LRCA HJR 4223 Energy Continues residential energy conservation assistance Approveda
LRCA HJR 4231 Constitution Removes references in the state constitution to "idiots, insane, dumb, and defective youth" Approveda

See also

Information gaps

The ballot measure election results page published by the Washington Secretary of State for 1988 shows no ballot measures (as of January 3, 2010). At the same time, the copy of the Washington State Constitution published by the state government shows three amendments has having passed on November 8, 1988. As well, the List of all Washington State Initiatives to the Legislature shows Initiatives 97 and 97B as having been on the November 1988 ballot.