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Initiative 1000 - Death With Dignity

Race Type

General Election

Filing Deadline

1/1/2008 12:00 pm

Polls Open

11/4/2008 9:00 am

Polls Close

11/4/2008 10:00 pm

Term Starts

1/3/2009 12:00 pm

Term Ends

12/31/9999 12:00 pm

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Posted 7/24/2008, Updated 8/22/2012

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Ballot Title Initiative Measure No. 1000 concerns allowing certain terminally ill competent adults to obtain lethal prescriptions. This measure would permit terminally ill, competent, adult Washington residents, who are medically predicted to have six months or less to live, to request and self-administer lethal medication prescribed by a physician. Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ] Ballot Measure Summary This measure would permit terminally ill, competent, adult Washington residents medically predicted to die within six months, to request and self-administer lethal medication prescribed by a physician. The measure requires two oral and one written request, two physicians to diagnose the patient and determine the patient is competent, a waiting period, and physician verification of an informed patient decision. Physicians, patients and others acting in good faith compliance would have criminal and civil immunity. http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/initiatives/people.aspx?y=2008


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CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Yes
(YES)

1,715,219
57.82%

 

No
(NO)

1,251,255
42.18%

 

Source for election returns: http://vote.wa.gov/Elections/WEI/Results.aspx?RaceTypeCode=M&JurisdictionTypeID=-2&ElectionID=26&ViewMode=Results


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