Washington Minimum Wage Increase, Initiative 518 (1988)

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A Minimum Wage Increase, Initiative 518 ballot proposition was on the November 8, 1988 ballot in the State of Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved

Election results

Initiative 518
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,354,454 76.55%
No414,92623.45%

The question asked on the ballot was, "Shall the state minimum wage increase from $2.30 to $3.85 (January 1, 1989) and then to 4.25 (January 1, 1990) and include agricultural workers?"

Path to the ballot

Initiative 518 was filed on March 21, 1988 by Jennifer Belcher of Olympia and Art Wang of Tacoma. 300,900 signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot.

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