Initiatives, Referenda, & Charter Amendments Guides
These documents are provided for informational and guidance purposes only. Petition coordinators and any persons seeking legal advice should consult with a private attorney.
Questions or requests for additional information should be directed to the City Clerk: firstname.lastname@example.org, (206) 684-8344
Citizen Initiatives, Referenda & Charter History
See the Seattle Municipal Archives history of ballot initiatives for a comprehensive history of citizen initiatives, from the year 1910 up through the most recent initiative measures.
See the Archives' "Quick Information" on the Seattle City Charter for a brief history of Seattle's City Charter.