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Aug. 4, 2015

Election Measures

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City/Town measures

City of Spokane City Of Spokane, Proposition 1

This ballot measure would change how the Spokane mayor’s salary, currently about $172,000 per year, is set. If approved by voters, the same volunteer committee that sets City Council salaries also would be responsible for the mayor’s compensation.

Option Votes Pct
Yes 20,285 80.57%
No 4,893 19.43%

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City of Spokane City Of Spokane, Proposition 2

This ballot measure will formalize the city’s municipal court in the city charter. Currently, the court is described only in the city’s municipal code. If approved by voters, the court will be enshrined in the charter, which is the city’s basic guiding document and can only be amended by a vote of the people.

Option Votes Pct
Yes 17,662 72.78%
No 6,606 27.22%

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City of Spokane Valley Spokane Valley Library, Proposition 1

This proposition needs at least 60 percent approval to pass and would authorize the construction of a new Spokane Valley Library, new Veradale/Greenacres Library, the repurposing of the existing Spokane Valley Library and the expansion of the Argonne Library in order to increase the available library services.

Option Votes Pct
Approved 12,564 57.19%
Rejected 9,405 42.81%

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Fire measures

Spokane County Fire District 8 Spokane County Fire District No. 8, Proposition 1

This proposition, would authorize the levy and collection of the excess taxes specified below as authorized by RCW 84.52.130, to provide the funding necessary to (1) maintain the level of fire protection and emergency medical services within the District, and (2) increase response reliability through additional staffing including staffing each fire station with a paramedic/firefighter.

Option Votes Pct
Yes 3,538 65.46%
No 1,867 34.54%

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