Join us as we campaign to APPROVE I-1000


The following is the referendum as it will appear on your ballot:



STATEMENT OF SUBJECT: The legislature passed Initiative Measure No. 1000 concerning affirmative action and remedying discrimination, and voters have filed a sufficient referendum petition on this act.


CONCISE DESCRIPTION: Initiative 1000 would allow the state to remedy discrimination for certain groups and to implement affirmative action, without the use of quotas or preferential treatment (as defined) in public education, employment, and contracting.


Should Initiative 1000 be


 ___Approved ___Rejected


BALLOT MEASURE SUMMARY: Initiative 1000 would allow the state to remedy documented or proven discrimination against, or underrepresentation of, certain disadvantaged groups. It would allow the state to implement affirmative action in public education, employment, and contracting if the action does not use quotas or preferential treatment. It would define affirmative action and preferential treatment. It would establish a Governor’s commission on diversity, equity, and inclusion to ensure state agency compliance, comment on legislation, and publish annual reports.



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Top Five (5) Contributors: Vulcan Inc, Puyallup Tribe of Indians, James Waldo, Washington Indian Gaming Association, Michael McGavick