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Washington Initiatives Face July 2nd Deadline

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington initiative campaigns are facing a July 2 deadline to turn in petitions.

The Secretary of State's Office says two campaigns have said they're confident of having the needed 241,000 signatures to advance.

The office says the I-1082 campaign, backed by the Building Industry Association to revamp workers' compensation, plans to drop off more than 300,000 signatures on July 2.

Sponsors of I-1100, the liquor privatization measure backed by Costco, say they'll drop off 375,000 signatures Wednesday in Olympia.

Turning in more than 300,000 names allows the office to check a random sample of 3 percent, instead of a complete check of all signatures to see if they are valid.

 

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