Washington 2009 ballot measures
in Washington State
|Initiatives to the People|
|Initiatives to the Legislature|
|Statutes referred by Legislature|
|Political topics on the ballot|
|Laws • History • Constitution|
- One passed, while the other was defeated.
- One was an "initiative to the people", the other was a veto referendum.
- $6,345,694 was spent on the campaigns, pro and con, for the 2 measures.
- State of Washington Tax Increase Proposal (2009).
- State of Washington Sales Tax Increase (2009).
The wording for sixteen potential ballot initiatives for the November 2009 ballot was filed in Washington but signatures were only turned in for one of them by the filing deadline of July 3, 2009. Two referenda were attempted; one of them submitted signatures by the deadline of July 25.
On the ballot
- See also: 2009 ballot measures
|ITP||Initiative 1033||Taxes||Limits growth of certain state, county and city revenue to annual inflation and population growth|
|VR||Referendum 71||Marriage||Expands the rights, responsibilities, and obligations accorded to state-registered same-sex and senior domestic partners to be equivalent to those of married spouses|
Not on the ballot
|ITP||Vehicle Tax, I-1036||Set car tabs at $30, other related changes|
|ITP||Property Tax Assessments, I-1039||Assessed property tax values to increase 1% annually.|
|ITP||Driver Instruction Permits, I-1041||Must be CPR-certified before getting a driver's permit|
|ITP||$30 Car Tabs, I-1042||Set car tabs at $30, other changes|
|ITP||U.S. Legal Presence, I-1043||Require employers to check worker IDs, require state/local authorities to cooperate with federal officials|
|ITP||Business Tax, I-1044||Repeal current business tax, enact a flat business tax instead|
|ITP||State-Run Health Insurance, I-1045||New state insurance agency, eventually covering all Washington residents|
|ITP||Mandatory Seat Belts, I-1046||Repeal mandatory motorcycle helment, mandatory seat belt and hunter clothing laws|
|ITP||Supreme Ruler of the Universe, I-1047||No state funds for anything that denies existence of Supreme Ruler of Universe|
|ITP||Conduct of Elections, I-1048||Repeals laws providing that top vote-getters in the primary advance alone to the general election|
|ITP||Vehicle Tax, I-1049||Similar to I-1036, sets car tabs at $30 and makes other related changes|
|VR||SB 5808 referendum||Overturn SB 5808 which allows annexations without votes|
- Polls, 2009 ballot measures
- Petition drive deadlines in 2009
- November 3, 2009 ballot measures in Washington
- List of Washington ballot measures