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Sunday, August 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Spokane County Fire District 3 Proposition 1

Voters in the district will vote whether to receive Medical Lake into the Spokane County Fire Protection District. The change will not result in an increase in taxes and requires a simple majority to pass.

Election results

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Option Votes Pct
Yes 3,190 73.54%
No 1,148 26.46%

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