Washington’s statewide vote for full domestic partnerships is official

By: Wednesday December 2, 2009 2:00 pm

It’s official!  Governor Chris Gregoire and Secretary of State Sam Reed certified the election results on Tuesday.  The new domestic partnership law will now go into effect at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, December 3.  There are currently  13,082 people in registered domestic partnerships in both same-sex couples and opposite-sex couples where at least one partner is [...]

All of Washington state is moving towards equality

By: Thursday November 5, 2009 8:48 pm

Washington voters have accomplished a national first by ratifying a new law that makes state registered domestic partnerships fully parallel to civil marriage.  The provisional election result for Referendum 71 is currently 53.15% to 46.85%.  This story is huge and is already getting some well-deserved attention.  And remember, we won by a comfortable margin in [...]

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