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King County Elections
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Renton, WA 98057-2906

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Measures on the Ballot

November 4, 2008 General Election

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State
Proposed by Initiative Petition
Initiative Measure No. 985

Simple majority

 

State
Proposed by Initiative Petition
Initiative Measure No. 1000

Simple majority

 

State
Proposed by Initiative Petition
Initiative Measure No. 1029

Simple majority

 

County
King County Charter Amendment No. 1
Elected Elections Director


Simple majority (Wash. Const. art. XI, sec. 4 and King County Charter Section 800).

 

County
King County Charter Amendment No. 2
Prohibiting Discrimination

Simple majority (Wash. Const. art. XI, sec. 4 and King County Charter Section 800).

 

County
King County Charter Amendment No. 3
Regional Committees

Simple majority (Wash. Const. art. XI, sec. 4 and King County Charter Section 800).

 

County
King County Charter Amendment No. 4
Additional Qualifications for Elected Officials


Simple majority (Wash. Const. art. XI, sec. 4 and King County Charter Section 800).

 

County
King County Charter Amendment No. 5
Establishing Forecast Council and Office of Economic and Financial Analysis


Simple majority (Wash. Const. art. XI, sec. 4 and King County Charter Section 800).

 

County
King County Charter Amendment No. 6
Budget Deadlines


Simple majority (Wash. Const. art. XI, sec. 4 and King County Charter Section 800).

 

County
King County Charter Amendment No. 7
Charter Amendment by Citizen Initiative


Simple majority (Wash. Const. art. XI, sec. 4 and King County Charter Section 800).

 

County
King County Charter Amendment No. 8
Nonpartisan Elections


Simple majority (Wash. Const. art. XI, sec. 4 and King County Charter Section 800).

 

City of Bellevue
Proposition No. 1
Levy for City Parks and Natural Areas

Simple majority (RCW 84.55.050).

Shelley Marelli
Bellevue Parks Department
(425) 452-5378
smarelli@bellevue.wa.gov

City of Carnation
Proposition No. 1
Levy Lid Lift for Public Safety and Parks


Simple majority (RCW 84.55.010).

Candice Bock
City Manager
(425) 333-4192

City of Issaquah

Proposition No. 1
Fire Station Construction Bonds



60% yes vote and a minimum turnout of 2,665 voters (Wash. Const. art. VII, sec. 2(b)).

Wes Collins
Deputy Fire Chief
(425) 313-3235

City of Mercer Island

Proposition No. 1
General Obligation Parks and Open Space Bonds



60% yes vote and a minimum turnout of 3,676 voters (Wash. Const. art. VII, sec. 2(b)).

Joy Johnston
Communications Coordinator
(206) 296-7791

City of Mercer Island
Proposition No. 2
Levy for Park Operations and Maintenance

Simple majority (RCW 84.55.050).

Joy Johnston
Communications Coordinator
(206) 296-7791

City of Sammamish
Proposition No. 1
Park, Recreation and Athletic Facilities Bonds


60% yes vote and a minimum turnout of 4,465 voters (Wash. Const. art. VII, sec. 2(b)).

Jessi Richardson
Parks and Recreation Director
(425) 295-0580

City of Sammamish
Proposition No. 2
Levy Lid Lift for Park Programs and Operations


Simple majority (RCW 84.55.050).

Jessi Richardson
Parks and Recreation Director
(425) 295-0580

City of Seattle
Proposition No. 1
Pike Place Market Levy

Simple majority (RCW 84.55.050).

Judith Pippin
City Clerk
(206) 684-8361

City of Seattle
Proposition No. 2
Parks Levy

Simple majority (RCW 84.55.050).

Judith Pippin
City Clerk
(206) 684-8361

City of Snoqualmie
Proposition No. 1
Recreation Facilities Bonds

60% yes vote and a minimum turnout of 746 voters (Wash. Const. art. VII, sec. 2(b)).

Jodi Warren
City Clerk
(425) 888-1555

Joan Pliego
Public Information Officer
(425) 888-1551

Sound Transit (A Regional Transit Authority)
Proposition No. 1
Mass Transit Expansion

Simple majority (RCW 81.104.170)

Sound Transit Hotline
1-866-511-1398

King County Fire Protection District No. 2
Proposition No. 1
Bonds for New Fire Stations and Equipment


60% yes vote and a minimum turnout of 4,240 voters (Wash. Const. art. VII, sec. 2(b)).

Chief Mike Marrs
(206) 242-2040 ext. 101

Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety (King County Fire Protection District No. 43)
Proposition No. 1
Restoring Property Tax Levy Rate


Simple majority (RCW 84.55.050)

Chief Timothy Lemon
Deputy Chief Brad Doerflinger
Deputy Chief Larry Rude
(425) 432-0200

King County Fire Protection District No. 44
Proposition No. 1
Bonds to Acquire Fire Fighting and Life Saving Equipment and Renovate Fire Stations


60% yes vote and a minimum turnout of 2,738 voters (Wash. Const. art. VII, sec. 2(b)).

(253) 735-0284

Finn Hill Park and Recreation District
Proposition No. 1
Six-Year Regular Property Tax Levy


60% yes vote and a minimum yes vote of 1,067 (RCW 36.69.145).

Frank Radford, Chair
Finn Hill Park and Recreations District
(425) 820 2413