Introduced by Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles (Seattle) (D) on January 20, 2005 To provide home rule charter cities the ability to choose their election system. See companion HB 1335. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Government Operations and Elections Committee on January 20, 2005
Substitute offered to the Senate Government Operations and Elections Committee on March 1, 2005 To provide that if a first class city provides for a ranked voting system in its charter, the secretary of state will assist the county auditor with implementation of the ranked voting system.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 11, 2005
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on March 1, 2005