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2014 Election Resources

Your ballot arriving in the mail means you’ll soon begin the election ritual of analyzing and deciding on numerous ballot measures. Before you vote, be sure to read our valuable Citizens’ Guides to this year’s major statewide measures, as well as important ballot propositions in Seattle and Spokane.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
As if Washington’s ranking as the state with the highest wireless taxes in the nation isn’t enough to discourage investment in wireless infrastructure, King County is proposing, and has included in the 2015-16 county budget, to significantly increase the Right of Way (ROW) use fees charged to wireless phone providers.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Backers of Initiative 1351 are asking voters to support reduced class sizes without providing a way to pay for it.  Smaller class sizes without higher taxes – who wouldn’t be for that?  As one skeptic quipped, it’s like asking people to vote for puppies and apple pie. 
Monday, October 20, 2014
Watch below as WPC's Education Director, Liv Finne, debates Initiative 1351 on TVW's Inside Olympia.

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