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2018 general election ballot fiscal information

Ballot measures

As required by RCW 29A.72.025, the Office of Financial Management has prepared the fiscal impact statements for initiatives certified by the Secretary of State to appear on the November general election ballot.

Fiscal impact statements 

  • Initiative 940 – AN ACT Relating to law enforcement. 
  • Initiative 1631 (revised Aug. 24, 2018) – AN ACT Relating to reducing pollution by investing in clean air, clean energy, clean water, healthy forests, and healthy communities by imposing a fee on large emitters based on their pollution.
  • Initiative 1634 – AN ACT Relating to the taxation of groceries.  
  • Initiative 1639 – AN ACT Relating to increasing public safety by implementing firearm safety measures, including requiring enhanced background checks, waiting periods, and increased age requirements for semiautomatic assault rifles and secure gun storage for all firearms; prescribing penalties; and providing effective dates.

Ballot titles and explanatory statements from the Office of the Attorney General

Additional resources

Carbon Tax Assessment Model (CTAM) – version 3.5 for I-1631 [Excel spreadsheet, 1MB] (revised Oct. 19, 2018)

Initiative 1631 - detailed local utility estimates [Excel spreadsheet, 23MB]

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Publication Date: 
Monday, August 13, 2018