WSR 07-17-029

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SECRETARY OF STATE


(Elections Division)

[ Filed August 7, 2007, 10:04 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: A variety of topics, including redistricting, voter registration, and the presidential primary.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 29A.04.611.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Additional rules regarding a number of issues are needed for upcoming elections.

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 Tami Neilson, P.O. Box 40220, Olympia, WA 98504-0220, (360) 902-4182.

August 8 [7], 2007

Steve Excell

Assistant Secretary of State

Washington State Code Reviser's Office