The Columbian’s, other papers ballot positions

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Here are endorsements from The Columbian and eight other state newspapers regarding proposals on ballots for the Nov. 8 election.

For details about the endorsements, visit each newspaper’s website.

Initiative 1125

(Prohibit use of motor vehicle fund revenue and vehicle toll revenue for non-transportation purposes.)

For —

Against — The Columbian, The Herald of Everett, Longview Daily News, The Olympian of Olympia, The Seattle Times, Spokane Spokesman-Review, The News Tribune of Tacoma, Tri-City Herald, Yakima Herald-Republic.

Initiative 1163

(Reinstate background checks, training and other requirements for long-term care workers and providers.)

For —

Against — Columbian, Everett, Longview, Olympia, Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Tri-City, Yakima.

Initiative 1183

(Close state liquor stores and license private parties to sell and distribute spirits.)

For — Columbian, Everett, Longview, Seattle, Spokane, Tri-City, Yakima.

Against — Olympia, Tacoma.

SJR 8205

(Senate Joint Resolution 8205 would remove provision from state constitution regarding length of time a voter must reside in Washington to vote for president and vice president.)

For — The Columbian, Everett, Olympia, Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Tri-City, Yakima.

Against —

SJR 8206

(Senate Joint Resolution 8206 would require the Legislature to transfer additional moneys to the budget stabilization account in each fiscal biennium in which the state has extraordinary revenue growth.)

For — The Columbian, Everett, Olympia, Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Tri-City, Yakima.

Against —

Newspapers reviewed: The Columbian, The Herald of Everett, Longview Daily News, The Olympian of Olympia, The Seattle Times, Spokane Spokesman-Review, The News Tribune of Tacoma, Tri-City Herald, Yakima Herald-Republic.