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==Potential measures==
==Not on ballot==

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Two ballot measures are certified for the 2013 ballot in the state of Washington.
  • The initiative drive deadline for initiatives to the legislature was on January 4, 2013. Two initiatives filed signatures by that deadline. If enough signatures are deemed valid for an initiative to the legislature, that initiative would be sent to the legislature for review. If the legislature does not enact the proposal, it is then sent to the ballot.
  • Washington's state legislative session began January 14, 2013, and concluded on April 28, 2013.

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
ITL Initiative 517 Direct democracy Penalties for harassing petition organizers, limit pre-election litigation, extend signature gathering time Defeatedd
ITL Initiative 522 Business regulation Requires labels on food offered for sale if food is made with genetic material changed Defeatedd
AQ Advisory Vote 3 Taxes Eliminates a leasehold excise tax credit for taxpayers who lease publicly-owned property Defeatedd
AQ Advisory Vote 4 Taxes Imposes an aircraft excise tax on commuter air carriers Defeatedd
AQ Advisory Vote 5 Taxes Extends the insurance premium tax to some insurance for pediatric oral services Approveda
AQ Advisory Vote 6 Taxes Eliminates a retail sales tax exemption for certain telephone and telecommunications services Approveda
AQ Advisory Vote 7 Taxes Extends estate tax on certain property transfers and increased rates for estates over $4,000,000 Defeatedd

Not on ballot

Initiatives to the People

Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 1244 Government accountability Would create office of inspector general to investigate alleged government fraud. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

Local ballot measures


• LRCA = Legislative amendments
• LRSS = Legislative state statute
• ICA = initiated constitutional amendment
• ISS = initiated state statute

Filing cabinet.png = Initiative proposed and filed.

Clipboard128.png = Initiative approved for circulation

ExamineBallot.png = Initiative signatures submitted for review.

StateLegislatures icon.jpg = State legislature reviewing initiative.[1]
See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2013

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  1. Legislative review only done in states where the indirect initiative process is implemented.