The Seattle Times is sponsoring an online chat about I-502, marijuana legalization, at noon on August 20.
The signature deadline for 2012 ballot measures was Friday July 6. We can now say that Washington voters will see six statewide measures on the ballot in November. And the two most controversial measures are not your garden variety initiative to the people. The first high-profile measure is a referendum on the state’s marriage act.… Continue reading »
A Public Policy Polling survey this month found majority support (51-42 percent) for “marriage equality” as well as support for a measure to regulate and legalize marijuana. When asked specifically about same-sex marriage: 47 percent were in favor 30 percent preferred the current law (civil unions) 21 percent opposed legal recognition of same-sex couple marriage R-74 and… Continue reading »