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Washington 1998 ballot measures

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Five statewide ballot measures were on the November 3, 1998 ballot in the State of Washington.

On the ballot

November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 688 Min Wage Increases the minimum wage from $4.90 to $5.70 in 1999 and to $6.50 in 2000 and afterwards annually adjusts for inflation Approveda

ITP Initiative 692 Marijuana Allows physicians to prescribe marijuana for certain terminal and debilitating conditions Approveda

ITP Initiative 694 Abortion Criminalizes late-term abortions Defeatedd

LRSS Referendum 49 Taxes Reduces the motor vehicle excise tax Approveda

ITL Initiative 200 Affirm Action Prohibits public institutions from discriminating or grating preferential treatment based on race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin Approveda

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