Legislative Advocacy

Initiative information

This fall, voters will decide the fate of three ballot measures

Initiative 591: Firearms

This measure would prohibit government agencies from confiscating guns or other firearms from citizens without due process, or from requiring background checks on firearm recipients unless a uniform national standard is required.

Initiative Text

OFM’s Fiscal Impact Statement

Initiative Sponsor’s Website

Initiative 594: Background checks for firearm sales and transfers

This measure would apply currently used criminal and public safety background checks by licensed dealers to all firearm sales and transfers, including gun show and online sales, with specific exceptions.

Initiative Text

OFM’s Fiscal Impact Statement

Initiative Sponsor’s Website

Initiative 1351: K-12 education

This measure would direct the legislature to allocate funds to reduce class sizes and increase staffing support for students in all K – 12 grades, with additional class-size reductions and staffing increases in high-poverty schools.

Initiative Text

OFM’s Fiscal Impact Statement

Initiative Sponsor’s Website

AWC’s role

AWC does not take positions for or against any ballot initiative. AWC’s role is to provide its members with educational materials that can be shared with elected officials, staff and the community. In addition, please review the PDC’s guidelines for elected and appointed officials' participation in ballot proposition activity.