Proposed Initiatives to the People - 2017

The following is a list of proposed Initiatives to the People filed to date with the Office of the Secretary of State.


Initiative numbers are not assigned until the proposal has been reviewed by the state Code Reviser and the sponsor has submitted the final language of the proposed initiative. The content of initiatives is described as general "subject matter" pending the issuance of an official ballot title and summary by the state Attorney General.

To be certified, petitions must:

  • contain the signatures of at least registered voters.
  • be submitted no later than 5:00 pm on January 4, 2020.
  • It is recommended that sponsors submit at least signatures to allow for invalid signatures.

Questions regarding the content of initiatives should be directed to the sponsor(s).

Submitted Signature Statistics

Filed Assigned Number Primary Sponsor Initiative Subject
1/9/2017 11:05 AM1543Tim EymanWe Don't Want An Income Tax
1/9/2017 11:06 AM1544Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs
1/9/2017 10:51 AM1545Tim EymanProperty Tax Fairness Initiative
1/9/2017 10:54 AM1546Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases
1/9/2017 11:01 AM1547Tim EymanWashington State Civil Rights Initiative
1/9/2017 11:24 AM1548Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act
1/9/2017 10:47 AM1549Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases - Withdrawn by sponsor on 1/17/2017
1/9/2017 11:02 AM1550Tim EymanProperty Tax Fairness Initiative
1/9/2017 11 AM1551Tim EymanProtect Gas Taxes and Toll Revenues Act
1/9/2017 11:15 AM1552Kaeley TrillerSafety and Privacy in Public Facilities
1/10/2017 1:41 PM1553Jared AllawayReal Legalization to the People
1/17/2017 4:30 PM1554Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases
1/9/2017 12:09 PM1555Regis CostelloCannabis Not Next Door
1/23/2017 8:35 AM1556Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases2
1/23/2017 8:36 AM1557Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases3
1/25/2017 10:04 AM1558Jared AllawayReal Legalization To The People 2
2/10/2017 11:28 AM1559Kirk LuddenSection review for I-887
2/16/2017 10:45 AM1560Tim EymanStop The Tolls on 405
2/16/2017 10:44 AM1561Tim EymanOpen Up 405 Again
2/1/2017 9:44 AM1562Jared AllawayRequire Truth In Ballot Summaries
2/17/2017 10:47 AM1563Kirk LuddenI-887/1559 name change & edits
2/16/2017 10:52 AM1564Mario LotmoreWashington State Cooperation Initiative
2/9/2017 4:26 PM1565Craig KellerVerification of U.S. citizenship for voter registration or candidacy.
2/9/2017 4:24 PM1566Craig KellerRequires Department of Licensing verify the U.S. lawful presence of driver license applicants and extends license expiry to eight years
2/9/2017 4:23 PM1567Craig KellerVerification of U.S. lawful presence in employment.
3/2/2017 10:17 AM1568Mario LotmoreWashington State Cooperation Initiative 2
3/2/2017 10:16 AM1569Susan EdwardsLaw requiring presidential candidates to release their federal tax returns prior to being included on the Washington State ballot. - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/15/2017
3/1/2017 2:48 PM1570Kirk LuddenI-1563 edits for review
3/13/2017 2:06 PM1571Tim EymanLocal Government Reform Act
5/25/2017 9:07 AM1572Daniel NewmanGold and Silver Coins as Payment of Debts Both to and of The State of Washington
5/26/2017 11:34 AM1573Keith SmithRestricting Legislative Reimbursement During Special Sessions
6/12/2017 8:09 AM1574Michael StevensRequiring Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Pollution
6/12/2017 8:05 AM1575Michael StevensClean Energy and Pollution Reduction
6/12/2017 8:07 AM1576Michael StevensInvestments in Clean Energy and Clean Water
1/27/2017 1:36 PMNot Yet AssignedJared AllawayReal Legalization To The People 3 - Expired on 2/17/2017
1/30/2017 1:32 PMNot Yet AssignedJared AllawayRequire Truth in Petition Summaries - Expired on 2/22/2017
2/10/2017 3 PMNot Yet AssignedMario LotmoreWashington State Cooperation Act - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/16/2017
2/22/2017 2:18 PMNot Yet AssignedAlyssa SalterChildhood defense act - Expired on 3/27/2017
5/16/2017 11:49 AMNot Yet AssignedJEREMY SHAPIRODoing Washington - Expired on 6/07/2017