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LIQUOR: Voters didn’t reject privatization

Letter by Denis Rosnick, Gig Harbor on April 13, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 5 Comments »
April 13, 2011 1:38 pm

You were just flat wrong in stating that the voters rejected two proposals to privatize liquor last November (editorial, 4-13). Rather, the vote was split between two conflicting and confusing initiatives, one of which – Initiative 1105 – was heavily backed by liquor distributors.

Had Initiative 1100 been on the ballot on its own, it would have captured practically all of the favorable votes for privatization and passed. That was the voters’ intent, and that’s what the Legislature should keep in mind.

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