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Let People Vote campaign submitted 215,765 signatures to the Secretary of State by July 27th, the last day to turn in R-88 signatures. “We set a record for number of signatures backing a referendum measure.” Said Linda Yang, head of Washington Asians for Equality. “And this is also the first time in Washington State’s, or… Read More »
The secretary of state certified Referendum Measure 88 (R-88) for the November ballot on August 7, 2019, after finding through a random sample verification that R-88 sponsors had submitted 184,239 valid signatures. To qualify for the ballot, 129,811 valid signatures were required. R-88, the vote on I-1000, is on the November ballot as a veto… Read More »
A Guest Post by a Member and past Chair of Washington State Veterans Bar Association (WSVBA) The passage of Initiative 1000 is a slap in the face to Veterans, their survivors and partners because it eliminates veterans preference in public employment that has been provided in Washington State since 1895. See RCW 41.04.010 and 73.16.010.… Read More »
“Let People Vote” PAC has been formed to drive the Referendum Measure 88 campaign. You can donate online
Initiative 1000 seeks to repeal Washington Civil Rights Act (I-200) and was enacted by the Legislature on the last day of the session in order to deny a public vote on the matter. Referendum Measure 88 has been filed to put that choice where it really belongs – in the hands of the people. Referendum… Read More »
Get the pdf file: I-1000 Flyer.
To the Members of the Washington State Legislature: We, WA Asians for Equality and American Coalition for Equality, strongly believe and support equal opportunity for all, and oppose I-1000, which will bring back different rules for different races. In a recent letter to WA State legislature, APACE claims “This group (WA Asians for Equality) does not… Read More »
When judges abused power, ignored law, and ruled based on political interests, nobody won. The lawless rulings by Thurston County Superior Court and Washington State Supreme Court on the I-1000 lawsuit have prolong consequences for years to come: The Secretary of State did not comply with WAC 434-379-010. The sample she drew did not represent… Read More »
Despite clear evidence to the contrary, former Managing Assistant AG and current Thurston County Superior Court Judge, Chris Lanese, hastily sided with the Secretary of State, and granted the SoS’s Motion for Summary Judgment, dismissed the case questioning I-1000 validity. “This is clearly a political move and we have filed an appeal to the State… Read More »