Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1955 NO. 172 > Dec 15 1955

(1) Signature petition sheets for initiatives to the people may contain less than the traditional twenty signature lines and may contain arguments in favor of the proposal together with mailing instructions and still be in substantial compliance with the statutory form.  (2) The secretary of state as chief election officer of the state may properly issue a regulation concerning the form of such petitions.