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Whitman County General Election November 6, 2018

Provisional results, as of 11-20-18

 

November 22, 2018



STATE MEASURES

Initiative Measure No,. 1631

Concerns pollution. Charge pollution fees on sources of green house gas pollutants and use revenue to reduce pollution, promote clean energy and address climate impacts under oversight of a public board. Should this measure be enacted into law? Local Overall

Yes 7,285, 42.8% 1,334,919, 43.4%

No 9,755, 57.2% 1,738,610, 57.6%

Initiative Measure No. 1634

Concerns taxation of certain items intended for human consumption. Measure would prohibit new or increased local taxes, fees or assessments on raw or processed foods or beverages or ingredients unless effective by January 15, 2018, or generally applicable.

Should this measure be enacted into law?

Local Overall

Yes 9,420, 55.6% 1,712,316, 55.9%

No 7,525, 44.4% 1,353,163, 44.1%

Initiative Measure No. 1639

Concerns firearms. Measure would require increased background checks, training, age limits and waiting periods for sales or delivery of semiautomatic assault rifles, criminalize noncompliant storage upon unauthorized use, allow fees and enact other provisions.

Should this measure be enacted into law?

Local Overall

Yes 9,273, 54.2% 1,832,428, 59.4%

No 7,828, 45.8% 1,253,745, 40.6%

Initiative Measure No. 940

Concerns law enforcement. Measure would require law enforcement to receive violence de-escalation, mental-health, and first-aid training and provide first-aid and change standards for use of deadly force, adding a “good faith” standard and independent investigation.

Should this measure be enacted into law?

Local Overall

Yes 9,773, 57.9% 1,826,784, 59.6%

No 7,113, 42.1% 1,238,332, 40.4%

Advisory Vote No. 19

Engrossed Second Substitute Senate Bill 6269

The legislature expanded, without a vote of the people, the oil spill response and administration taxes to crude oil or petroleum products received by pipeline, costing $13,000,000 over ten years for government spending.

This tax increase should be :

Local Overall

Repealed 8,745, 54.3% 1,560,976, 53.5%

Maintained 7,372, 45.7% 1,355,385, 46.5%

FEDERAL OFFICES

U.S. Senator

6 year term Local Overall

Maria Cantwell 9,222, 54.2% 1,355,385, 58.4%

Susan Hutchinson 7,782, 45.8% 1,277,250, 41.6%

U.S. Representative, Congressional District #5

2 year term Local Overall

Cathy McMorris Rodgers 6,192, 48.1% 173,802, 54.8%

Lisa Brown 8,831, 51.9% 143,419, 45.2%

LEGISLATIVE OFFICES

State Representative, District #9, Position #1

2 year term Local Overall

Mary Dye 8,857, 52.8% 33,568, 64.3%

Jenn Goulet 7,904, 47.2% 18,603, 35.7%

State Representative, District #9, Position #2

2 year term Local Overall

Joe Schmick 8,337, 49.7% 31,374, 60.7%

Matthew Sutherland 8,424, 50.3% 20,341, 39.3%

WHITMAN COUNTY

County Commissioner, District #3

4 year term

Michael Largent 8,755, 53.4%

John-Mark Mahnkey 7,655, 46.6%

County Auditor

4 year term

Sandy Jamison 9,387, 57.9%

Eric Fejeran 6,830, 42.1%

County Treasurer

4 year term

Mark Clinton 6,033, 46.9%

Christina Nelson 6,827, 53.1%

County Assessor

Short and 4 year term

Robin Jones 11,701

County Clerk

4 year term

Jill E. Whelchel 12,300

County Coroner

Short and 4 year term

Annie Pillers 12,395

County Prosecuting Attorney

4 year term

Denis P. Tracy 11,556

County Sheriff

4 year term

Brett J. Myers 12,182

Judicial Office

State Supreme Court Justice

Position #2

6 year term

Susan Owens 11,970

State Supreme Court Justice

Position #8

6 year term

Nathan Choi 4,558, 33.5%

Steve Gonzalez 9,039, 66.5%

State Supreme Court Justice

Position #9

6 year term

Sheryl Gordon McCloud 11,611

District Court Judge

Position #1

4 year term

John Hart 9,623, 64.6%

Rob Rembert 5,233, 35.4%

Municipalities

Town of Endicott

Special Election-Proposition #1

Shall the Town of Endicott be authorized to impose a special tax levy of $7,500 for fire and EMT Protection?

Yes 126, 84%

No 24, 16%

Town of Farmington

Special Election-Proposition No. 1

This proposition would allow the town to collect an excess property tax levy upon all taxable property.

Should this proposition be approved?

Yes 45, 58.4%

No 32, 41.6%

Town of Oakesdale

Special Election-Proposition #1

Shall the town levy a special tax for public safety to fund fire protection.

Yes 187, 85%

No 33, 15%

Special Election-Proposition #2

Shall the town levy a special tax for street work, street lights street expenses and maintenance.

Yes 169, 76.5%

No 52, 23.5%

City of Palouse

Special Election-Proposition #1

Excess property tax levy to fund street improvement and street oiling.

Yes 369, 66.3%

No 188, 33.7%

Special Election-Proposition #2

Levy to fund operation and maintenance of the swimming pool.

Yes 397 ,70.8%

No 164, 29.2%

Town of Rosalia

Special Election-Proposition #1

Special tax levy to defray costs of street lights, seal coating, shoulder work, capital improvement, equipment and regular maintenance of city streets.

Yes 165, 62.5%

No 99, 37.5%

Town of St. John

Special Election-Proposition #1

Special tax levy for street improvements and maintenance.

Yes 176, 61.3%

No 111, 38.9%

Special Election-Proposition #2

Special tax levy for water and sewer upgrade and capital improvements.

Yes 186, 64.4%

No 103, 35.6%

City of Tekoa

Special Election-Proposition #1

Special property tax levy for ongoing oiling of gravel streets and chip sealing roads.

Yes 182, 58.5%

No 129, 41.9%

Taxing Districts

Whitman County Fire Protection District #10

Special Election-Proposition #1

Property tax levy for fire protection and emergency medical services.

Approved 117, 72.7%

Rejected 44, 27.3%

Whitman County Fire Protection District #11

Special Election-Proposition #1

Regular property tax levy for maintenance and operation.

Approved 411, 64.3%

Rejected 228, 35.7%

LaCrosse Parks& Recreation District #1

Special Election-Proposition #1

Special levy for operation, maintenance and capital improvements to the swimming pool and existing buildings.

Yes 226, 64.4%

No 125, 35.6%

St. John Parks & Recreation District #3

Special levy for operating fund, swimming pool, capital outlay and/or cumulation of reserve.

Yes 409, 72%

No 159, 28%

Oakesdale Parks & Recreation District #4

Special Election-Proposition #1

Special levy tax for operating, maintaining and improving its recreational facilities.

Yes 271, 68.1%

No 127, 31.9%

Rosalia Parks & Recreation District #5

Special Election-Proposition #1

Special tax for the Rosalia park and swimming pool.

Yes 362, 68.4%

No 167, 31.6%

Endicott Parks & Recreation District #7

Special Election-Proposition #1

Special tax levy for operating fund, swimming pool, capital outlay and/or cumulative reserve.

Yes 196, 69.8%

No 85, 30.2%

Oakesdale Cemetery District #1

Special Election-Proposition #1

Special levy for continued improvements and general maintenance.

Yes 247, 70%

No 106, 30%

Whitman County Cemetery District #2

Special Election-Proposition 2019-1

Levy special tax for operation and maintaining the cemetery.

Yes 227, 62.5%

No 136, 37.5%

Whitman County (Endicott) Cemetery District #4

Special Election-Proposition #1

Levy for four consecutive years, renewing existing levy.

Yes 184, 75.1%

No 61, 24.9%

 
 

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