My Picks for NW Ballot Measures and Initiatives

By Lars Larson

Ballot measures for Oregon:
NO M 102: Allows cities and counties to use bonds to fund privately owned affordable housing.
YES M 103: Bans taxes on groceries.
YES M 104: Defines raising revenue for the three-fifths vote requirement for bills raising revenue.
YES M 105: Repeals law forbidding state resources from being used to apprehend persons violating federal immigration laws.
YES M 106: Prohibits public funds from being spent on abortions.

Ballot measures for Washington:
NO IP 940: Requires specific training for law enforcement and changes the standards for use of deadly force.
NO IP 1631: Establishes a carbon fee and funds environmental programs.
YES IP 1634: Prohibits local governments from enacting taxes on groceries.
NO IP 1639: Implements changes to gun ownership and purchase requirements.
YES Advisory vote 19: Advises legislature to either repeal or maintain Senate Bill 6269 which expanded the oil spill response tax to apply to pipelines.

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