Washington 2002 ballot measures

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Five statewide ballot measures were on the November 5, 2002 ballot in the State of Washington.

On the ballot

November 5

Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 776 Transportation Requires license tab fees to be $30 per year for motor vehicles Approveda
ITP Initiative 790 Labor Places the management of police and firemen's retirement system in a board of trustees Approveda
VR Referendum 53 Welfare Establishes new employer rate classes, increases some taxable wage bases, and imposes surcharges under certain circumstances Defeatedd
LRSS Referendum 51 Transportation Increases fuel excise taxes, sales tax on vehicles and weight fees on large vehicles Defeatedd
LRCA HJR 4220 Taxes Restricts the number of years excess levies by fire protection districts can be made Approveda

Twenty-three (23) "initiatives to the people" were filed in 2002. Eighteen failed to submit signatures, and two were withdrawn by sponsor.

Twenty-two (22) "initiatives to the legislature" were filed in 2002. Six were withdrawn by the sponsor, two were inactive, and three were filed too late to receive a ballot title.

Four "referendum measures" were filed in 2002. One failed to submit signatures, two were withdrawn, and one made it to the ballot.

One "referendum bill" was filed in 2002. It made the ballot and failed.

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