By a larger margin than needed, 28-21. And this was the difficult chamber. Bill now moves on to the WA House, where passage is assured. After that, all it needs is the signature of Governor Christine Gregoire -- who has been one of the driving forces behind getting this passed. Such good news from the Pacific Northwest. Fortunately, none of the awful amendments attached successfully to this bill. Opponents of marriage equality have vowed to mount a petition drive to get a statewide voter referendum on the ballot. Something tells me that if it comes to that, that side will lose the vote to undo the legislation.