Washington Ballot Measures

State
Year
Issue Category

Business and Consumers

Campaign Finance and Elections

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Constitution

Crime

Employment and Affirmative Action

Energy

Entitlements and the Safety Net

Food Processing and Sales

Government Budget and Spending

Date State Title Outcome
11/01 WA SJR 8206: Establishment of a Budget Stabilization Account Passed 11/01 WA HJR 4215: Investment of Higher Education Permanent Funds Passed 11/01 WA HJR 4204: School District Tax Levies Passed 11/01 WA Initiative Measure 960: Tax and Fee Increases Imposed by State Government Passed 11/04 WA Initiative 985: Initiative Measure No. 985 concerns transportation. Failed 11/03 WA Initiative 1033: Initiative Measure No. 1033 concerns state, county and city revenue. Failed 11/02 WA Referendum Bill 52: Concerning Authorizing and Funding Bonds for Energy Efficiency Projects in Schools Failed 11/02 WA Senate Joint Resolution 8225: Concerns the Limitation on State Debt Passed 11/08 WA Initiative Measure 1125: Concerning State Expenditures on Transportation Failed 11/08 WA Senate Joint Resolution 8206: Concerning the Budget Stabilization Account Maintained in the State Treasury Passed 11/06 WA Initiative 1240: Concerning the Creation of a Public Charter School System Passed 11/06 WA Engrossed Senate Bill 6635: Advisory Vote No. 1 Passed 11/06 WA Substitute House Bill 2590: Advisory Vote No. 2 Passed 11/06 WA Engrossed Senate Joint Resolution 8221: Concerning Implementing the Commission on State Debt Recommendations Regarding Washington's Debt Limit Passed 11/06 WA Senate Joint Resolution 8223: Concerning Investments by the University of Washington and Washington State University Failed 11/06 WA Initiative 1185: Concerning Tax and Fee Increases Imposed by State Government Passed

Guns

Health and Health Care

Health Insurance

Higher Education

Housing and Property

Indigenous Peoples

Infrastructure

K-12 Education

Legislative Branch

Marijuana Legalization

Marriage

Oil and Gas

Senior Citizens

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Taxes

Date State Title Outcome
11/01 WA HJR 4204: School District Tax Levies Passed 11/01 WA Initiative Measure 960: Tax and Fee Increases Imposed by State Government Passed 11/04 WA Initiative 985: Initiative Measure No. 985 concerns transportation. Failed 11/03 WA Initiative 1033: Initiative Measure No. 1033 concerns state, county and city revenue. Failed 11/02 WA Initiative Measure 1098: Concerning Establishing a State Income Tax and Reducing Other Taxes Failed 11/02 WA Initiative Measure 1105: Concerning Liquor (Beer, Wine and Spirits) Failed 11/02 WA Initiative Measure 1100: Concerning Liquor (Beer, Wine and Spirits) Failed 11/02 WA Initiative Measure 1107: Concerns Reversing Certain 2010 Amendments to State Tax Laws Passed 11/02 WA Initiative Measure 1053: Concerning Tax and Fee Increases Imposed by State Government Passed 11/06 WA Engrossed Senate Bill 6635: Advisory Vote No. 1 Passed 11/06 WA Substitute House Bill 2590: Advisory Vote No. 2 Passed 11/06 WA Initiative 502: Concerning the Legalization of Marijuana Passed 11/06 WA Initiative 1185: Concerning Tax and Fee Increases Imposed by State Government Passed 11/05 WA Advisory Vote No. 4: Concerns an Aircraft Excise Tax on Commuter Air Carriers in Lieu of Property Tax Passed 11/05 WA Advisory Vote No. 7: Concerns Estate Tax on Certain Property Transfers and Increased Rates for Estates Over $4,000,000 Passed 11/05 WA Advisory Vote No. 3: Concerns a Leasehold Excise Tax Credit for Taxpayers Who Lease Publicly-Owned Property Failed 11/04 WA Advisory Vote No. 8: Concerns marijuana excise tax Pending 11/04 WA Advisory Vote No. 9: Concerns leasehold excise tax on tribal property Pending

Transportation