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Referendum 71 Update – 11/5

Timothy Kincaid

November 5th, 2009

As of today at 6:30 pm,

Approved: 697,032 – 52.05 %
Rejected: 642,176 – 47.95 %

There are presently about 220,000 unprocessed ballots and a more postmarked by Tuesday may come in over the next few days.

Several news sources are calling it a win.

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Burr
November 5th, 2009 | LINK

Look at that map..

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/ABPub/2009/11/04/2010204305.gif

Chris McCoy
November 6th, 2009 | LINK

The margin between Yes and No is only 54,856 votes, with over 200,000 votes yet to be counted.

The 2000 presidential election was decided by 537 votes, less than 1% of the margin on this issue.

Lucrece
November 6th, 2009 | LINK

Some measly DP’s still have 48% of residents against it.

That’s what’s significant; that even in screwing us over with separate treatmne,t so much straight pondscum would rather we don’t receive crap at all.

Gay people need to get out of their little gay enclaves and take a good look at the straight supremacy that permeates– and will continue to do so for decades, if not a century– American culture.

Timothy Kincaid
November 6th, 2009 | LINK

As of 11/6, the vote count is:

Approved: 804,420 – 52.13 %
Rejected: 738,638 – 47.87 %

It’s over. We won.

DavidMichael
November 7th, 2009 | LINK

Hey Tim,

Thanks for the great poll reporting. I can’t get this good of reporting on Google or any where else for that matter. Where did you get your numbers as I would like to access that sight in the future. Thanks again and as for a guy living in Seattle rainstorms right now, it’s a very “sunny” day! :)

Timothy Kincaid
November 7th, 2009 | LINK

DavidMichael,

The Washington Secretary of State’s website keeps an updated tally of the vote.

DaveM
November 9th, 2009 | LINK

Dropping an update on the legal wrangling, PMW filed their petition for cert on Friday. http://bit.ly/OyvZD

30 days after that, the WA AG’s response is due, and then 10 or more days after that, the briefs get discussed at conference and either the case will be heard or the stay evaporates and the names will be released.

Cole
November 24th, 2009 | LINK

Election officials finally finished counting after 20 days. Referendum 71 which expands domestic partnerships of gay couples was approved by 53.15% of voters.

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