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  • I-1433 - Raise Up Washington
    This measure would increase the state minimum wage to $11.00 in 2017, $11.50 in 2018, $12.00 in 2019, and $13.50 in 2020; require employers to provide paid sick leave; and adopt related laws.
  • I-1464 - Integrity Washington
    This measure would create a campaign-finance system; allows residents to direct state funds to candidates; repeal the non-resident sales tax exemption; restrict lobbying employment by certain former public employees; and add enforcement requirements.
  • I-1491 - Extreme Risk Protection Order​
    This measure would allow police, family, or household members to obtain court orders temporarily preventing access to firearms by persons who, because of mental illness or other factors, may harm themselves or others.

Find More Election Forums in Washington State  on the League of Women Voters of Washington website.


Get LWVWA Endorsements for the Statewide Initiatives  and more information about these three initiatives:

They Represent You: Guide to Elected Officials in Snohomish County

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Join Us at a Candidate or Issues Forum

The presidential race gets more media attention, but local and state elections, as well as issues and initiatives, will also be on the ballot this fall. Join us for these election forums, hosted by LWVSC. If you have attended one of our forums in the past, you know that the League works hard to present informative, thought-provoking forums that focus on our community.

Candidate Forum - Candidates for U.S. House of Representatives in Districts 1, 2, and 7
Tuesday, October 11, 6:30 p.m. (Meet & Greet); 7 p.m. (Forum), Edmonds Community College Black Box Theatre.


Getting Big Money Out of Politics
Thursday, October 13, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Lynnwood. A forum on I-1464. ​


Candidate Forum -  Candidates for Washington Legislative Districts 21 and 32
Tuesday, October 18, 6:30 p.m. (Meet & Greet); 7 p.m. (Forum), Edmonds Community College Black Box Theatre

 

​​Voter Registration - thanks for your efforts!
On National Voter Registration Day, LWVSC members (and our partners, AAUW and NAACP) registered voters at 12 public libraries in Snohomish County. Many thanks to everyone who planned and implemented this voter registration effort.

View photos from our Sound Transit 3 Forum at the Lynnwood Library...