Washington's Secretary of State's office is reporting that Referendum 71, the initiative to overturn the state's new same-sex inclusive domestic partnership law or the "everything but marriage" law, has qualified for the November ballot.
Officials says that sponsors of Referendum 71 had 121,486 valid petition signatures, which is enough to put the law up to a public vote.
"The numbers still are unofficial and not final as checkers do one final check of hundreds of previously rejected signatures of people who weren’t initially found in the voter registration records," the Secretary's site states. "That should extend the margin a bit, but the final margin could be in the range of 1,000."
A secondary check of rejected signatures was not complete, so the number could increase.
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