* 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 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.
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.
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.
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.