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u 2016 Feb. 9 Special Election

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East Valley School District Proposition 1

144
Option Pct
Yes 61.85%
No 38.15%

Great Northern School District Proposition 1

143
Option Pct
Yes 81.53%
No 18.47%

Liberty School District Proposition 1

146
Option Pct
Yes 61.53%
No 38.47%

Orchard Prairie School District Proposition 1

142
Option Pct
Yes 54.17%
No 45.83%

Reardan-Edwall School District

145
Option Pct
Yes 63.06%
No 36.94%

Spokane County Fire District 9 Proposition 1

147
Option Pct
Yes 77.65%
No 22.35%



Latest news

GOP Senate candidate says he won’t vote for Trump

Chris Vance, the chief Republican challenger for Washington’s U.S. Senate seat, says he won’t vote for Donald Trump in the upcoming primary or the general election.


Podlodowski wants Wyman to cancel primary

Tina Podlodowski, Democratic candidate for Washington secretary of state, said incumbent Kim Wyman should cancel the presidential primary to save money. Problem is, Wyman doesn’t have the authority to do that, and many of the ballots are already in the mail.


Field to run for Parker’s seat

Ian Field, the recently resigned press secretary for U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, is running for the Legislature.


Parker won’t seek re-election

Rep. Kevin Parker is retiring after eight years in the House.


What has to be on initiative petitions, and what doesn’t

When someone hits you up for your name on an initiative petition, how much of it do you read before deciding whether to sign? Some people probably read almost nothing, and sign just to get away from the signature gatherer. Others may read just the ballot title, or the first few lines or check out the signatures to see if there’s anyone they know.


Candidates take note: Electorates in WA, ID different from US

Washington’s electorate is whiter and richer than the nation as a whole. Idaho’s is even whiter, but poorer.


Election officials names won’t be on election mail

The Senate gave final approval to a bill that keeps the names of elections officials off ballot envelopes and other official mail when they’re up for re-election.


Rural school districts look for money in February election

Several rural school districts in Spokane County are asking voters for money in February’s special election.


EV asks voters to OK maintenance and operations levy

The East Valley School district hopes to pass a $12 million maintenance and operations levy in a February special election.


State treasurer to call it quits

OLYMPIA — State Treasurer Jim McIntire won’t seek re-election, will retire at the end of 2016.




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Latest news

GOP Senate candidate says he won’t vote for Trump

Chris Vance, the chief Republican challenger for Washington’s U.S. Senate seat, says he won’t vote for Donald Trump in the upcoming primary or the general election.


Podlodowski wants Wyman to cancel primary

Tina Podlodowski, Democratic candidate for Washington secretary of state, said incumbent Kim Wyman should cancel the presidential primary to save money. Problem is, Wyman doesn’t have the authority to do that, and many of the ballots are already in the mail.


Field to run for Parker’s seat

Ian Field, the recently resigned press secretary for U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, is running for the Legislature.


Parker won’t seek re-election

Rep. Kevin Parker is retiring after eight years in the House.


What has to be on initiative petitions, and what doesn’t

When someone hits you up for your name on an initiative petition, how much of it do you read before deciding whether to sign? Some people probably read almost nothing, and sign just to get away from the signature gatherer. Others may read just the ballot title, or the first few lines or check out the signatures to see if there’s anyone they know.


Candidates take note: Electorates in WA, ID different from US

Washington’s electorate is whiter and richer than the nation as a whole. Idaho’s is even whiter, but poorer.


Election officials names won’t be on election mail

The Senate gave final approval to a bill that keeps the names of elections officials off ballot envelopes and other official mail when they’re up for re-election.


Rural school districts look for money in February election

Several rural school districts in Spokane County are asking voters for money in February’s special election.


EV asks voters to OK maintenance and operations levy

The East Valley School district hopes to pass a $12 million maintenance and operations levy in a February special election.


State treasurer to call it quits

OLYMPIA — State Treasurer Jim McIntire won’t seek re-election, will retire at the end of 2016.