WPC, Your Election Resource

Sep 1, 2018

WPC is your election resource on this year’s ballot initiatives!

During the 2018 Election voters will consider a number of statewide and local ballot issues.  As part of our Citizens’ Guide series, we have published independent reports to inform the public about some of the key statewide and local proposals that will be considered in the 2018 election.


Citizens’ Guide to Initiative 1631: to impose a state carbon tax on energy use in Washington state

By Todd Myers

Click here for the full study

Click here for the three-page summary Policy Note


Citizens’ Guide to Initiative 1634, to ban local taxes on food items

By Jason Mercier

Click here for the full study

Click here for Jason's op-ed on I-1634 in the Tri-City Herald


Citizens’ Guide to the Seattle Families and Education Levy, to double a city tax for local school programs

By Liv Finne

Click here for the full study


Citizens’ Guide to Initiative 1639, to enact new restrictions on firearms ownership in Washington state

By Paul Guppy

Click here for the full study


Citizens’ Guide to Spokane Public Schools and City of Spokane library bond measures

By Chris Cargill, Rosemary Harris, and Todd Myers

Click here for the full study

 


Thurston Proposition 1: Intercity Transit officials threaten to cut service in Thurston County, even as they take in record sales tax revenue and ridership declines

By Mariya Frost

Click here to read the blog


Overview of Initiative 940: to require more law enforcement training and to increase police officer liability on the use of deadly force

By Franz Gregory, Director, WashingtonVotes.org

Click here for the full WashingtonVotes study