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10 Washington Democratic State Senators Introduce Bill to Ban Paying Signature Gatherers per Name

Published on January 31, 2007, by in General.

Ten Washington State Senators, all Democrats, recently introduced SB 5356, which would make it illegal for petition circulators to be paid on a per-signature basis. The bill applies to initiatives and other types of petitions as well. The sponsors are Adam Kline, Darlene Fairley, Karen Fraser, Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Craig Pridemore, Debbie Regala, Erick Poulsen, Karen Keiser, Rodney Tom, and Rosemary McAuliffe.

2 Responses

  1. Andy

    This is just a game they are playing to make it harder to get stuff on the ballot. Their real goal is to limit the public’s choices and keep more power for themselves.

  2. Allen

    Montana has SB 96 that does much the same thing, but it also outlaws non-residents from collecting signatures.

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