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UPDATE – Emergency motion filed to seal R-71 names

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on Oct. 21, 2011 at 6:43 pm |
October 25, 2011 9:24 am

Washington state elections officials have halted the release of names of voters that signed the Referendum 71 petitions on domestic partnership rights in 2009. The move came after lawyers for Protect Marriage Washington filed an emergency motion Thursday in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to challenge the judge’s order on Monday that released the signatures.

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