* 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.
About The Measure
The town of Rockford has two levies on the ballot, both to replace expiring levies. The first would help fund the fire department, a one-year levy would bring in $12,400, costing 51 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value. Replacing firefighter equipment is an ongoing expense for the town, said Rockford Mayor Carrie Roecks. “The needs are always the same,” she said.
As November approaches, residents of Spangle and Rockford face their annual task of voting for levies to fund various fire and police issues. Budget dollars are particularly precious in small towns and the towns depend on the continued approval of the levies.