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  WA Initiative 1000 - Death With Dignity
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Parents > United States > Washington > Initiatives to the People > Initiative 1000 - Death With Dignity
OfficeInitiative
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 2008 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 09:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 10:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End December 31, 9999 - 12:00pm
Turnout 48.38% Total Population
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifiedAndy August 22, 2012 02:49pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 1000 concerns allowing certain terminally ill competent adults to obtain lethal prescriptions.

This measure would permit terminally ill, competent, adult Washington residents, who are medically predicted to have six months or less to live, to request and self-administer lethal medication prescribed by a physician. Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would permit terminally ill, competent, adult Washington residents medically predicted to die within six months, to request and self-administer lethal medication prescribed by a physician. The measure requires two oral and one written request, two physicians to diagnose the patient and determine the patient is competent, a waiting period, and physician verification of an informed patient decision. Physicians, patients and others acting in good faith compliance would have criminal and civil immunity.

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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
07/24/2008 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Yes 6 1 1 3
No --1 ----
Leaning Call: Yes (92.00%)
Weighted Call: Yes (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
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08/11/2008 11/02/2008

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Yes No  
PartyYES NO  
Certified Votes1,715,219 (57.82%) 1,251,255 (42.18%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -463,964 (-15.64%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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MATCHUP POLLS (8 from 3 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg52.85%-- 40.56%--  
Survey USA 
10/30/08-11/02/08
55.00% 1.0 40.00% 3.0
Survey USA 
10/26/08-10/27/08
54.00% 5.0 37.00% 5.0
Washington Poll (University of Washington) 
10/18/08-10/26/08
56.00% -- 38.00% --
Survey USA 
10/12/08-10/13/08
49.00% 5.0 32.00% 6.0
Survey USA 
09/21/08-09/23/08
54.00% 2.0 26.00% 1.0
Elway 
09/06/08-09/08/08
57.00% -- 33.00% --
Survey USA 
09/05/08-09/07/08
52.00% 1.0 25.00% 1.0
Survey USA 
08/11/08-08/13/08
51.00% -- 26.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
IndP 6921
R Daniel Jackson Evans [L]
  Seattle Times
Laf-W Craverguy
R the wanderer
R John Dennis Spellman [L]
R Dino Rossi [L]
D Christine Gregoire [L]
 

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