Posted inElections

DONE! Governor Jay Inslee signs into law NPI’s bill to get rid of Tim Eyman’s push polls

The gov­er­nor’s endorse­ment of SB 5082 was the final step in its jour­ney from pro­posed vot­ing jus­tice leg­is­la­tion to ses­sion law. Five years of work by NPI and allies to replace Eyman’s push polls with truth­ful, accu­rate fis­cal infor­ma­tion that is con­tin­u­ous­ly updat­ed for vot­ers has now reached a suc­cess­ful conclusion.

Posted inLegislative Advocacy

VICTORY! Washington State House passes NPI’s bill to repeal Tim Eyman’s push polls

On April 7th, the Wash­ing­ton State House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives vot­ed 54–43 to pass the North­west Pro­gres­sive Insti­tute’s leg­is­la­tion to abol­ish what Eyman calls “advi­so­ry votes,” but which are real­ly push polls… prej­u­di­cial­ly word­ed fake bal­lot mea­sures that inter­rupt the act of vot­ing and hin­der elec­toral participation. 

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State House hears NPI’s bill to make it easier to vote by ending Tim Eyman’s push polls

Spon­sored by Sen­a­tor Pat­ty Kud­er­er (D‑48th Dis­trict: Belle­vue, Red­mond, Kirk­land), Sen­ate Bill 5082 would get rid of the push polls and replace them with truth­ful, use­ful infor­ma­tion about the state’s finances, acces­si­ble from the offi­cial leg­isla­tive web­site and the voter’s pam­phlet via a QR code and URL.