A Matter Of Opinion

The Youth Vote is in

Courtesy of Marlene Feist, City Hall spokeswoman, here's the results of voting after the Youth Issues Candidates forum on Thursday:

(The ballot measures are not real)

U.S. Congressional District #5:
Cathy McMorris Rodgers 41
Mark Mays 39

County Commissioner District #1
Todd Mielke 66
Kim Thorburn 13

County Commissioner District #2
Mark Richard 55
Brian Sayrs 21

Proposition #1:
Should the legal drinking age in Washington State be lowered from 21 to 18 years of age?
Yes 42
No 38

Proposition #2:
In order for schools to realize savings in transportation, and other facility overhead costs, should schools in Spokane County convert to a four day week with longer school days?

Yes 29
No 50

Proposition #3:
In order to reduce the number of youth-related fatalities and serious injury accidents associated with drivers between the ages of 16 and 17, should the minimum age to obtain a drivers license be raised to the age of 17?

Yes 9
No 71




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