2013 Video Voters' Guide

The Office of the Secretary of State and TVW present the 2013 Washington State Video Voters' Guide. The guide features statements from supporters and opponents of statewide ballot measures.

For more information about the measures on the statewide ballot, visit the Washington Secretary of State's website: sos.wa.gov/elections/

Watch the entire Video Voters' Guide here


Initiative 517 - concerns initiative and referendum measures
This measure would set penalties for interfering with or retaliating against signature-gatherers and petition-signers; require that all measures receiving sufficient signatures appear on the ballot; and extend time for gathering initiative petition signatures.
Jennie Stephenson
Supports Initiative 517
Sam Reed
Opposes Initiative 517
Initiative 522 - concerns labeling of genetically-engineered foods
This measure would require most raw agricultural commodities, processed foods, and seeds and seed stocks, if produced using genetic engineering, as defined, to be labeled as genetically engineered when offered for retail sale.
Maralyn Chase
Supports Initiative 522
Dana Bieber
Opposes Initiative 522