Might be a record: Sponsors of charter schools initiative say they already have enough signatures
With the help of big donations from a handful of backers, sponsors of Initiative 1240 which would create charter schools in Washington have made an appointment to turn in signatures at Fridays deadline.
Brian Zylstra, a spokesman for Secretary of State Sam Reed, said backers have said they will turn in signatures at 9 a.m. Stand for Children director Shannon Campion told the Seattle Times the group has more than enough voter signatures to qualify for the ballot. Initiatives to the people must collect signatures of 241,153 voters and turn them in by 5 p.m. Friday.
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