Preserve Marriage Washington’s Unnaturally Perfect Rate of Referendum 74 Signature Return [Updated]

By: Tuesday May 22, 2012 4:39 pm

Since late March, one of National Organization for Marriage’s anti-gay campaigns, Preserve Marriage Washington, has been gathering signatures in hopes of forcing Referendum 74 onto the November ballot. If the measure qualifies for the ballot, voters will be asked to APPROVE or reject Washington’s civil marriage equality law. According to the daily tally reported on [...]

The Seattle Weekly posts file of Referendum 71 petition images

By: Tuesday October 25, 2011 1:20 pm

Under the headline “Download Full List of Anti-Gay-Marriage Ref. 71 Signers Here–Court Order Too Late to Stop You” the Seattle Weekly has published a link to a file containing images of the 2009 Referendum 71 petitions. Referendum 71 was an effort by anti-gay Protect Marriage Washington to roll back Washington’s domestic partnership law at the [...]

460,000 sign petition opposing the Ugandan gay genocide bill

By: Tuesday March 2, 2010 11:47 am

Over 462,000 people have signed a petition urging Parliament to drop the gay genocide bill. “CLIMATE OF FEAR: Frank, a Ugandan human rights advocate fighting the bill, has received threats & must protect his identity” Uganda: Rights Not Repression Gay Ugandans may be sentenced to death if legislation being debated right now passes. High level [...]

Washington’s referendum process begs for reform

By: Wednesday September 9, 2009 11:25 am

Ballots for Washington’s November 3rd general election get mailed to voters in 6 weeks.  After reading the latest installment of the Referendum 71 saga, I think you’ll agree that we need to press full steam ahead preparing voters to APPROVE Referendum 71. Thurston County Superior Court Judge Thomas McPhee ruled Tuesday that signatures on referendum [...]

Protect Marriage Washington’s Full Frontal Fraud?

By: Thursday September 3, 2009 10:00 am

You will know them by their fruits. Grapes are not gathered from thorn bushes nor figs from thistles, are they?  –  Jesus All this news about militant heterosexualists fraudulently “signing” R-71 petition declarations with Larry Stickney’s signature stamp got me thinking: where had I seen pen-wielding people mulling over the backs of petitions?  Aah yes, [...]

Anti-Family R-71 may barely qualify for the ballot, pending judge’s ruling

By: Monday August 31, 2009 8:15 pm

The Washington Secretary of State announced today that they’ve verified about 900 signatures over the threshold of 120,577 needed for ballot qualification.  The anti-child, anti-family ballot measure may qualify for the ballot, but just barely. Final certification is scheduled for Wednesday morning by the Secretary of State.  Also expected first thing Wednesday morning is the [...]

Randall & Stickney trying to influence the R-71 validation process with phone calls

By: Wednesday August 19, 2009 3:02 pm

Larry Stickney and Gary Randall are apparently concerned about the rejection rate of signatures on their anti-domestic partnership Referendum 71.  At about 11%, R-71′s cumulative to-date signature rejection rate is the lowest in recent memory, and is still well below the drop-dead rate of 12.4% that would keep the referendum off the ballot.  Further, if [...]

Paid Referendum 71 Signature Gatherer is Baldfaced Liar

By: Friday July 24, 2009 10:40 pm

UPDATE: Check out the lies being spewed by signature gatherers in Seattle today, after the jump. UPDATE 2: Chris Mason has posted the entire 9 minute video (thx Chris!).  I’ve updated the post below.  It is clear that the referendum mercenary was telling people that this is a yes/no vote on legalizing gay marriage.  That [...]

Referendum 71: Countdown to Failure

By: Friday July 24, 2009 3:00 pm

UPDATE: Be on the lookout for signature gatherers Friday & Saturday in the greater Seattle area.  This just in from Family Policy Institute of Washington: If you are interested in gathering signatures this afternoon, tonight or tomorrow morning in the Seattle area, please e-mail… My reading of the 1st Amendment is that it is my [...]

"We are receiving signed R-71 petitions by the thousands daily!"

By: Thursday July 23, 2009 3:06 pm

While we’re waiting to learn the fate of Washington state’s anti-family Referendum 71 (all will be revealed by Saturday), let’s have a look at Larry Stickney’s computational logic.

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