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Parents > United States > Washington > Initiatives to the People > 2007 Initiatives > Initiative 960 - Tax & Fee Increases
OfficeReferendum
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 08, 2007 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 2007 - 08:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 2007 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start December 06, 2007 - 12:00am
Term End 00, 9999 - 12:00am
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Last ModifiedRBH July 08, 2011 04:04pm
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INITIATIVE 960
I, Sam Reed, Secretary of State of the State of Washington and custodian
of its seal hereby certify that, according to the records on file in my
office, the attached copy of Initiative Measure No. 960 to the People is a
true and correct copy as it was received by this office.
Washington 60th First Regular Session
AN ACT Relating to tax and fee increases imposed by state government;
amending RCW 43.88A.020, 43.88A.030, 43.135.035, 29A.72.040, 29A.72.250,
29A.72.290, 29A.32.031, 29A.32.070, and 43.135.055; adding a new section to
chapter 43.135 RCW; adding new sections to chapter 29A.72 RCW; creating new
sections; and providing an effective date.




BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:

INTENT

NEW SECTION. Sec. 1. Washington has a long history of public interest in
tax increases. The people have clearly and consistently illustrated their
ongoing and passionate desire to ensure that taxpayers are protected. The
people find that even without raising taxes, the government consistently
receives revenue growth many times higher than the rate of inflation every
year. With this measure, the people intend to protect taxpayers by creating a
series of accountability procedures to ensure greater legislative
transparency, broader public participation, and wider agreement before state
government takes more of the people's money. This measure protects taxpayers
and relates to tax and fe

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09/18/2007 11/06/2007
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
No --1 ----
Leaning Call: No (100.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)

CANDIDATES
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Name Yes No  
PartyYES NO  
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Certified Votes816,792 (51.24%) 777,125 (48.76%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -39,667 (-2.49%)  
Predict Avg.48.00% 52.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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Entry Date 08/14/2007 08/14/2007  
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