* 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.
‘We can’t maintain the same level of service’: Newman Lake fire department making another case for levy
For the third time, Spokane County Fire District 13 is asking voters to approve their levy – something that Newman Lake Fire Chief Daron Bement says is necessary if residents want firefighters to maintain their level of service to the community.
Four Spokane County fire districts are asking for increases to their tax levies in Tuesday’s election.
Last year, Stan Cooke, fire chief of Newman Lake Fire and Rescue , took the unusual step of asking voters in his district not to vote for a tax increase on the ballot, and they listened.