Rep. Ed Orcutt delivers floor speeches in opposition to Senate Bill 5082 (abolishing advisory votes)

The Washington State House of Representatives debated Senate Bill 5082 on the night of April 7, 2023. The legislation would abolish advisory votes on Washington state ballots. Advisory votes, which were established by voter-approved Initiative 960 in 2007, allow voters to share their opinions (repealed/maintained) on legislation passed by the Legislature involving tax increases. Senate Bill 5082 passed on a 54-43 vote with Rep. Ed Orcutt voting against the measure. You can watch his floor speeches below.


Washington State House Republican Communications