PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Primary election.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 29.60.020.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The state has adopted a different form of primary and additional rules are necessary to administer the new primary.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Sheryl Moss, Certification and Training Manager, P.O. Box 40232, Olympia, WA, phone (360) 902-4180, fax (360) 664-4619.
April 1, 2004
Assistant Secretary of State