Issaquah bag-ban foe goes to court over ballot language

November 26, 2013

A judge will decide whether ballot language on an initiative to repeal Issaquah’s plastic-bag ban is misleading and should be rewritten.

Craig Keller, sponsor of the initiative citizens will vote on Feb. 11, filed a petition Nov. 15 in King County Superior Court that objects to the wording of the ballot title and ballot statement.

Keller is chairman of Save Our Choice, the group that circulated petitions against the law, which went into effect for larger stores last March and is scheduled to be extended to smaller stores next March.

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