Whitman County voters approve tax increases
December 2, 2021
COLFAX — All of the propositions to increase property taxes and a county sales tax increase were approved by voters.
Whitman County had a high turnout of voters in November with nearly 43% casting ballots. The election was certified as final on Nov. 23. In the county there are 23,826 registered voters who cast 10,213 ballots.
Whitman County Prop. 1 passed with 67.27% of the votes in favor, which is 6,755 votes. Opposing voters numbered 3, 282. It raises sales tax by one-tenth of a percent to pay for improving and maintaining emergency communication equipment.