* 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.
While voters in Spokane County soundly rejected a tax for new jails, voters to the north took the opposite approach.
COLVILLE – The Stevens County Jail, located in the basement of the courthouse, has long been overcrowded. Officials complain it’s in poor condition and poses safety hazards.