Referendum 71 Handouts
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Referendum 71 and Seniors
Why do seniors need the protection of domestic partnerships?
Often seniors who are widowed or divorced will suffer serious economic hardship if they re-marry.
Print this informative little flyer out on 8 1/2″ by 11″ and cut into quarters for handing out at events, or leave it on the counter in your favorite coffee shop.
Why Vote Approve on Referendum 71
This one page handout explains why by voting to Approve Referendum 71, you will vote to ensure that all families should be treated fairly, especially in times of crisis.
Print out and post this placard.
Place it in your window at home, in your car, of if you are allowed, in your workspace. Print it on card stock, and staple it to a paint stirring stick to make a hand-held sign for rallies, parades and events.
Approve Referendum 71 Stickers & Logo
Print out a sheet of Approve Ref. 71 stickers. These stickers are sized to fit on an 8 1/2″ standard sheet of 2″ x 4″ mailing labels available at any office supply store (compare to Avery 5163). Use them to identify yourself to fellow volunteers and give them to others at field events.
Here’s a copy of our logo. Use it to create your own stickers or place it on your signature for your e-mail.
Newspapers Across State Support D.P. Law
Excerpts from newspapers around the state in support of the Domestic Partnership Law.
Approve Referendum 71 Pledge Forms
(For those who haven’t yet pledged to Approve Referendum 71 online, they can sign this form to collect pledges to preserve our domestic partnership law.)
Ask people who haven’t yet pledged online to preserve our domestic partnership law by working to inform the electorate about the need to approve Referendum 71 to take the pledge by filling out this form.
Return your forms to Washington Families Standing Together by scanning the forms and emailing them to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also send via mail to: PO Box 12216, Seattle, WA 98102. Collect pledges at your church or synagogue social hour, farmers markets, and other events.
6 Simple Things You Can Do To Help
(We have had lots of people asking what they can do to help. This half-pager lists several quick actions people can take.)
Please distribute at social events like barbeques, fairs, farmers markets, parties or any gathering of family or friends. As you distribute these, please say “Protect all Washington families by voting to approve Referendum 71 to retain the recently passed Domestic Partnership law.”
Referendum 71 Ballot Title and Summary
(What a voter would see on the ballot if Referendum 71 qualifies)
Read this to find out what the ballot title and summary of Referendum 71 will be. Please remember that if Referendum 71 qualifies for the November ballot we will need to ask voters to vote APPROVE to retain the recently passed Domestic Partnership law.
FAQ: Domestic Partnership Law & Referendum 71
(This handout gives a short description of the Domestic Partnership Expansion Bill of 2009, the law Washington Families Standing Together is working to make sure is not repealed by Referendum 71.)
Senate Bill 5688 is a law ensuring that all Washington families are treated the same, with the same protections, the same rights and the same obligations as their neighbors. Check out this PDF file to learn the answers to Frequently Asked Questions about it. This handout gives a brief summary of what protections the law provides and what Referendum 71 is.
Print out this contribution form and and use it to send in a check made payable to Washington Families Standing Together, or fill out your credit card information donation and send it to us by mail.
Send the completed form to:
Washington Families Standing Together
PO Box 12216
Seattle, WA 98102