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'''Three statewide ballot measures''' were on the [[2008 ballot measures|November 4, 2008 ballot]] in [[Washington]]. All three were [[Initiatives to the People (Washington)|Initiatives to the People]].
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'''Three statewide ballot measures''' were on the [[2008 ballot measures#Washington|November 4, 2008 ballot]] in the [[Washington|State of Washington]].
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* All three of the measures were {{witpfull|plural=yes}}.
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* Two of the measures were approved and one was defeated.
  
==On the November ballot==
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* A total of '''$9,301,125''' was spent, pro and con, on ballot measure campaigns in Washington in 2006.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_ballot_measures.phtml?s=WA&y=2008 Follow The Money, Washington 2008]</ref>
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|[[Initiatives to the People (Washington)|IP]] || [[Washington Reduce Traffic Congestion Initiative (2008)|I-985]] || Transportation || Measure would open high-occupancy vehicle lanes to all traffic during specified hours, require traffic light synchronization, increase roadside assistance funding, and dedicate certain taxes, fines, tolls and other revenues to traffic-flow purposes. || '''<span style="color:red">Defeated</span>'''
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|[[Initiatives to the People (Washington)|IP]] || [[Washington Initiative 1000 (2008)|I-1000]] || Aid in dying || Measure would permit terminally ill, competent, adult Washington residents who are medically predicted to have six months or less to live, voluntarily to request and self-administer lethal medication prescribed by a physician. || '''<span style="color:green">Approved</span>'''
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|[[Initiatives to the People (Washington)|IP]] || [[Washington Initiative 1029 (2008)|I-1029]] || Long-term care workers || Would revise examination, certification, and professional discipline standards and requirements, including increased training and criminal background check requirements, for long-term care workers for the elderly or disabled. || '''<span style="color:green">Approved</span>'''
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|[[initiated state statute|CISS]] || [[Washington Immigration Law Enforcement Initiative (2008)|Measure No. 409]] || Enforcement of Immigration Laws || Would require state and local agencies to cooperate in enforcing federal immigration laws and would require verifying immigration status of persons seeking employment, receiving driver’s licenses, and receiving some public benefits || Petition deadline is 10 days before 2009 legislative session convenes
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|[[initiated state statute|CISS]] || [[Washington Hands Off the People's Initiative Initiative (2008)|Measure No. 410]] || Initiative and Referendum Process || Would require a two-thirds legislative majority to change laws concerning initiatives or referendums; require expedited legal challenges to such laws; and revise laws concerning petitions and suits challenging initiatives or referendums || Petition deadline is 10 days before 2009 legislative session convenes
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|[[indirect initiated state statute|IISS]] || [[Washington Cap Taxes Initiative (2008)|Measure No. 411]] || Tax Increase Cap || Would limit the annual growth of general fund revenue, not including new voter-approved revenue, to rate of inflation || Petition deadline is 10 days before 2009 legislative session convenes
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'''For a full list of citizen initiatives that attempted to make the 2008 ballot, see [[Washington 2008 citizen initiatives]].'''
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://vote.wa.gov/results/20081104/default.htm Washington 2008 election results]
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*[https://weiapplets.sos.wa.gov/MyVote/OnlineVotersGuide/Measures?electionId=26&countyCode=xx&ismyVote=False#ososTop Washington 2008 Voters' Pamphlet]
  
*[http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/ Washington Elections Division]
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==References==
*[http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/initiatives/referenda_2008.aspx Secretary of State's web page on 2008 initiatives]
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[[Category:Washington 2008 ballot measures]]

Latest revision as of 15:17, 5 September 2013

2009
2007

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

On the ballot

November 4

Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 985 Transportation Opens high-occupancy vehicle lanes to all traffic during specified hours, requires traffic light synchronization, increases roadside assistance funding, and dedicates certain revenues to traffic-flow purposes Defeatedd
ITP Initiative 1000 Assisted Death Allows terminally ill adults access to lethal medication under some circumstances Approveda
ITP Initiative 1029 Labor Requires people who work with the elderly and disabled to be trained and certified to do so Approveda
  • A total of $9,301,125 was spent, pro and con, on ballot measure campaigns in Washington in 2006.[1]

External links

References