Five proposed bills would amend the State Constutition to impose supermajority requirements for raising taxes

Our ideological opponent, the Washington Policy Center, is reporting, in Proposed Constitutional Amendments Would Require Supermajority Vote for Tax Increases, that five constitutional amendments to require a supermajority vote to raise taxes have been introduced during the 2013 Legislative Session.

To amend the state constitution would require a two third approval by voters. Voters approved I-1185 last year by an overwhelming majority (64%, and in 44 out of 49 legislative districts).   Would voters continue to vote against their own self-interest and approve the measure?

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