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[10/21/19] Affirmative Action Back on the Ballot

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More than two decades after Washington voters banned affirmative action, the question of whether one’s minority status should be considered as a contributing factor in state employment, contracting and admission to public colleges and universities is back on the ballot. The Nov. 5 vote comes after the Legislature raced to approve Initiative 1000 on the […]

[8/8/19] Repeal of Affirmative Action Makes Ballot

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A measure that seeks to repeal an initiative to restore affirmative action in Washington state will be on the November ballot. The secretary of state’s office said yesterday that it certified Referendum 88 for the general election. The opponents of Initiative 1000, which passed the Legislature in April, had 90 days to gather 129,811 valid […]