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The Washington Bus is a statewide movement building organization that increases political access and participation for young people across Washington State and develops the next generation of young leaders.

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10 Reasons to Approve R-90 on Tuesday

You probably don’t need many more reasons to convince you that the 2020 election is SUPER important. But while you’re here, let me tell you about a really important issue on your ballot here in Washington: comprehensive sex education.    Referendum 90 (“R90”) is...

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What the Vote? The Guide to Voting in WA for Young Voters

 In Washington State, we ALL vote by mail. This means that your ballot will come to the address on your voter registration 18 days before the election. The Secretary of State’s website always has these dates easily available, by the way, so check them out: www.sos.wa.gov. This is why it’s so important to check that your voter registration lists your current address, and update it if not!

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Ranked Choice Voting

By Michael Ninen, Washington Bus Summer Fellow   The Problem: When I talk to my friends about voting, too often I hear that they do not plan on voting in an election because the person they wanted to represent them didn’t win and make it to the November general...

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People. Participation. Policy.

We believe in people. We believe in participation. We believe in policy. The Bus meets young people where they are and mobilizes them to build a more progressive and representative Washington State. We run large voter registration drives, educate our peers on civic issues and train the next generation of leaders.
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The Bus couldn’t run without the help from folks just like you, so we thank you in advance for supporting the Washington Bus! Donations to our 501(c)(4) directly fund our issue advocacy, policy, and outreach work, and are where your gift will be least restricted.

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To best fulfill the full scope of our mission, ‘The Washington Bus’ header is comprised of two separate legal entities: The Washington Bus, a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization, and The Washington Bus Education Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity.