Wednesday, November 6, 2013

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Washington state voters reject labeling of GMO foods

USA TODAY - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Yes on 522 campaigns emphasized consumers right to know what's in their food. The Washington initiative was part of an ongoing national fight by those opposed to genetically engineered crops to push for labeling. A similar, bruising $37 million battle in ...

I-522 trails in all but 4 counties

The Seattle Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
... shows initial results to Yes on I-522 backer David Bronner · Enlarge this photo. ERIKA SCHULTZ / The Seattle Times. Sen. Maralyn Chase shows initial results to Yes on I-522 backer David Bronner at the campaign party in Pioneer Square on Tuesday night.

Washington state GMO labeling measure headed for defeat-opponents

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
"We don't have a final tally of the votes tonight," said Delana Jones, campaign manager for Yes on 522. "We'll have regular evening updates as counties report voting results." Many foods are made with crops that have been genetically altered. Corn and soy ...

Washington GMO labeling initiative losing, but not done

Politico - ‎5 hours ago‎
Elizabeth Larter, spokeswoman for the “Yes on I-522” campaign tells POLITICO that given the spread out returns, the campaign is still optimistic that the final results will support the measure. “Usually with Washington State campaigns, it tends to be that the ...

Wash. State Measure on Labeling GMO Foods Failing

ABC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
"This is far from over and we have several days of vote counting ahead," said Delana Jones, campaign manager for the Yes on 522 campaign, noting that thousands of ballots in liberal-leaning King County had not yet been counted. "I'm cautiously optimistic.".

Washington state: 'Living wage' measure leads, GMO labeling trails

Los Angeles Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
“Heading into Election Night, Yes on 522 led in the polls, despite being outspent 3-to-1,” the statement said. “The campaign remains confident that a majority of Washington voters support labeling of genetically engineered foods, and optimistic about ...

GMO food labels: I-522 trails by 95000 votes; backers not conceding

Bellingham Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
“This race as we thought is too close to call,” Yes on 522 spokeswoman Elizabeth Larter insisted shortly after the first flood of votes was counted. “We're optimistic about the vote to be tabulated over the next couple of days. Conservative voters vote first.

Washington State voters rejecting initiative to label genetically modified foods

Washington Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
“This is far from over and we have several days of vote counting ahead,” said Delana Jones, campaign manager for the Yes on 522 campaign. “I'm cautiously optimistic.” The measure's foes ran ads saying that the proposal would cause food prices to spike.

Food labeling initiative failing so far

HeraldNet - ‎6 hours ago‎
But those in the Yes on 522 campaign figured Washington offered a more politically advantageous landscape than California. Its smaller size and population appeared to make it easier and less expensive to spread a political message.

I-522 apparently defeated

KIRO Seattle - ‎3 hours ago‎
"In the face of the largest influx of out of state corporate special interest cash that has ever come into our state,' Yes on 522's Delana Jones told the crowd, "we stood strong, we should all be incredibly proud of that." The crowd cheered loudly and vowed to ...

Washington State's GMO Labeling Initiative Appears Headed for Defeat

Food Safety News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Voters favored “Yes on 522″ in only four of Washington state's 39 counties: King, Jefferson, San Juan and Whatcom. If passed, the measure would take effect July 1, 2015. After a similar measure lost in California in 2012, Washington has been positioned to ...

GMO food labeling initiative failing in early returns

KIMA CBS 29 - ‎5 hours ago‎
"This is far from over and we have several days of vote counting ahead," said Delana Jones, campaign manager for the Yes on 522 campaign, noting that about 300,000 projected votes in King County, where the measure showed strong support, have not yet ...

Washington State Votes on Nation's First GMO Label

The Epoch Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Despite the determination and deep pockets of the competition, Elizabeth Larter, communications director for advocacy group Yes on 522, said she hopes Washington voters will choose to label GMOs. “We're getting outspent three to one, but I think things are ...

Other races and issues in Washington's election - ‎7 hours ago‎
SEATTLE -- In early returns released Tuesday night, it appeared voters are saying no to GMO labeling, saying yes to raising the minimum wage to $15, and rejecting Eyman's "initiatives on initiatives." I-522GMO labeling trailing. Washington's voters have weighed in on whether to label ... I-522 supporters say consumers have the right to know what's in the food they buy, while opponents say the measure would lead to higher food costs. SeaTac minimum wage passing. Early returns also showed SeaTac voters were ...

I-522 GMO labeling measure appears headed to defeat

Q13 FOX - ‎7 hours ago‎
“Thank you to everyone who voted, volunteered, donated, and supported this effort,” said Delana Jones, campaign manager for Yes on 522. “Due to Washington state's vote-by-mail system, we don't have a final tally of the votes tonight. Please stay tuned for ...

Washington Voters Rejecting GMO Labeling

NW News Network - ‎7 hours ago‎
Meanwhile, the music at the Yes on 522 party in Seattle's Pioneer Square was upbeat. But the speeches were of more subdued. Trudy Bialic of PCC Natural Markets is a campaign spokesperson. She addressed the crowd after early returns showed the ...

Early results show state GMO labeling initiative failing

Pacific Northwest Inlander (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Yes on 522 camp, meanwhile, raised just under $8 million. Although thousands of individual donors from Washington state contributed to the pro-labeling camp, the majority of its financial support came from out-of-state organic and natural product ...
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