* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.
This measure would prohibit government agencies from confiscating guns or other firearms from citizens without due process, or from requiring background checks on firearm recipients unless a uniform national standard is required.
Advisory Vote No. 8 involves the Legislature’s decision that the state’s new legal marijuana growers can’t have some of the tax preferences that most other agricultural businesses have. The legislature doesn’t have to follow the advice it gets on the November ballot from voters.
The Airway Heights Fire Department is asking voters to approve a levy to pay for the increasing cost of responding to emergency medical service calls. The six-year levy of 25 cents per $1,000 of assessed home value would raise about $114,000, Metzger said. The levy money would also help pay to replace equipment, including three automatic defibrillators that cost about $23,000 each.
The town of Rockford is asking for a one-year levy of 51 cents per $1,000 in assessed value for fire protection services. It is replacing an expiring levy. Rockford Mayor Steve Meyer said the town would use the money to pay for updated equipment, including replacing the turnout gear worn by firefighters when they fight fires.
Spangle’s proposed one-year fire levy would replace an expiring levy and by used to pay for the town’s contract with Spokane County Fire District 3. The fire levy would be $1.50 per $1,000 in assessed property value, raising about $23,000.
Spangle proposed one-year police levy would replace an expiring levy and by used to pay for the town’s contract with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office. The police levy would be $1.19 per $1,000 in assessed property value, raising about $17,000.
Spokane County Fire District 12, which includes Latah and Waverly, is asking for six-year emergency medical services levy of 50 cents per $1,000 in assessed home value. It will replace an existing levy that is expiring. District 12 officials say they will use its levy money primarily for EMS training and supplies.
Spokane County Fire District 2, which encompasses the area around Fairfield, is asking for a six-year emergency medical services levy of 50 cents per $1,000 in assessed home value. It will replace an existing levy that is expiring. District 2 will use the money raised with the levy for EMS training and supplies and to maintain its ambulance.