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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.

New at Washington Policy Blog

Monday, October 20, 2014
Watch below as WPC's Education Director, Liv Finne, debates Initiative 1351 on TVW's Inside Olympia.
Friday, October 17, 2014
A report released last month by the Reason Foundation ranks Washington as the state with the 42nd best highway performance out of the 50 U.S. states. Just three years ago, the state ranked 24th among other states. Washington received poor marks because “mileage in poor condition (on urban and rural Interstates and rural arterials) increased considerably, despite increased spending (relative to the U.S. average).” Some findings from the study:
Thursday, October 16, 2014
WPC Eastern Washington director Chris Cargill debates Mary Howes of Class Size Counts - backers of Initiative 1351 - at a League of Women Voters forum in Spokane, on October 7th.

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