Gov. chris gregoire and secretary of state sam reed certified the election on wednesday afternoon, and the law took effect at 12:01 a.m. thursday, when couples in seattle lined up to pick up their licenses just after midnight.because the state has a three-day waiting period, the earliest that weddings can take place is sunday.
updated: 12/8/2012 5:52 PM
Same-sex weddings in Washington begin on Sunday
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