Washington Domestic Partners Rights and Responsibilities, Referendum 71 (2009)
Washington Referendum 71 is an effort launched by the Washington Values Alliance to overturn Senate Bill 5688 through the veto referendum process. SB 5688 grants same-sex domestic partners in Washington all the rights of married couples.
Sponsors have until July 25 to collect 120,577 valid voter signatures to get the measure on the Nov. 3 ballot.
- Seattle Post-Intelligencer, "Referendum to overturn domestic partner law moving forward", May 18, 2009