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GENERAL ELECTION

NOVEMBER 2, 2004


STEVENS COUNTY, WASHINGTON

Email: elections@co.stevens.wa.us

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Official Results 

 Election certified on November 17, 2004

Last update: 01/25/2006  10:35 AM  Precincts Counted:  100.00%

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STATE MEASURES
 

INITIATIVE TO THE PEOPLE 872

PROPOSED BY INITIATIVE PETITION

Initiative Measure No. 872 concerns elections for partisan offices.  This measure would allow voters to

select among all candidates in a primary.  Ballots would indicate candidates' party preference.  The two

candidates receiving most votes advance to the general election, regardless of party.

 

Should this measure be enacted into law?

Number of votes cast

Percentage

 

Initiative Measure

 Yes

12,331

63.75%

 

Initiative Measure

No 

7,011

36.25%

INITIATIVE TO THE PEOPLE 884

PROPOSED BY INITIATIVE PETITION

 

Initiative Measure No. 884 concerns dedicating funds designated for educational purposes.  This

measure would create an education trust fund for smaller classes, extended learning programs, certain

salary increases, preschool access, and expanded college enrollments and scholarships, funded by

increasing retail sales tax by 1%.

 

Should this measure be enacted into law?

Number of votes cast

Percentage

 

Initiative Measure

 Yes

6,210

31.92%

 

Initiative Measure

No 

13,246

68.08%

 

INITIATIVE TO THE PEOPLE 892

PROPOSED BY INITIATIVE PETITION

 

Initiative Measure No. 892 concerns authorizing additional "electronic scratch ticket machines" to reduce

property taxes.  This measure would authorize licensed non-tribal gambling establishments to operate the

same type and number of machines as tribal governments, with a portion of tax revenue generated used

to reduce state property taxes.

 

Should this measure be enacted into law?

Number of votes cast

Percentage

 

Initiative Measure

 Yes

7,607

38.97%

 

Initiative Measure

No 

11,915

61.03%

 

PASSED BY THE LEGISLATURE AND

ORDERED REFERRED BY PETITION

 

REFERENDUM MEASURE 55

 

The legislature passed Engrossed Second Substitute House Bill 2295 (ESSHB 2295) concerning charter

public schools.  This bill would authorize charter public schools and would set conditions on operations.

Charter schools would be operated by qualified nonprofit corporations, under contracts with local

education boards, and allocated certain public funds.

 

Should this bill be:

Number of votes cast

Percentage

 

Referendum Approved

 Yes

7,956

41.61%

 

Referendum Rejected

No 

11,165

58.39%

 

PROPOSED TO THE LEGISLATURE AND

REFERRED TO THE PEOPLE

 

INITIATIVE TO THE LEGISLATURE 297

 

Initiative Measure No. 297 concerns "mixed" radioactive and nonradioactive hazardous waste.  This

measure would add new provisions concerning "mixed" radioactive and nonradioactive hazardous waste,

requiring cleanup of contamination before additional waste is added, prioritizing cleanup, providing for

public participating and enforcement through citizen lawsuits.

 

Should this measure be enacted into law?

 

Number of votes cast

Percentage

 

Initiative Measure

 Yes

11,538

61.45%

 

Initiative Measure

No 

7,239

38.55%

 

FEDERAL

 
   

 

Number of votes cast

Percentage

PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT

John F. Kerry / John Edwards

D

6,822

33.54%

OF THE UNITED STATES

George W. Bush / Dick Cheney

R

13,015

63.99%

4 YEAR TERM

Michael Badnarik / Richard V. Campagna

L

141

0.69%

VOTE FOR ONE

John Parker / Teresa Gutierrez

WW

11

0.05%

 

David Cobb / Patricia LaMarche

G

23

0.11%

 

James Harris / Margaret Trowe

SW

5

0.02%

 

Michael Anthony Peroutka / Chuck Baldwin

C

108

0.53%

 

Bill Van Auken / Jim Lawrence

SE

2

0.01%

 

Ralph Nader / Peter Miguel Camejo

I

213

1.05%

 

UNITED STATES SENATOR

Patty Murray

D

7,706

38.33%

6 YEAR TERM

George R. Nethercutt, Jr.

R

11,804

58.71%

VOTE FOR ONE

J. Mills

L

368

1.83%

 

Mark B. Wilson

G

226

1.12%

 

UNITED STATES

Don Barbieri

D

5,747

30.05%

REPRESENTATIVE

Cathy McMorris

R

13,377

69.95%

DISTRICT 5

 

 

 

 

2 YEAR TERM

 

 

 

 

VOTE FOR ONE

       
 
STATE
     

Number of votes cast

Percentage

GOVERNOR

Christine Gregoire

D

6,992

35.22%

4 YEAR TERM

Dino Rossi

R

12,293

61.93%

VOTE FOR ONE

Ruth Bennett

L

566

2.85%

 

LIEUTENANT

Brad Owen

D

7,223

38.04%

GOVERNOR

Jim Wiest

R

10,547

55.54%

4 YEAR TERM

Jocelyn A. Langlois

L

879

4.63%

VOTE FOR ONE

Bern Haggerty

G

341

1.80%

 

SECRETARY OF STATE

Laura Ruderman

D

6,783

36.19%

4 YEAR TERM

Sam Reed

R

11,258

60.06%

VOTE FOR ONE

Jacqueline Passey

L

704

3.76%

 

STATE TREASURER

Mike Murphy

D

8,167

44.83%

4 YEAR TERM

Oscar S. Lewis

R

9,182

50.40%

VOTE FOR ONE

John Sample

L

870

4.78%

 

STATE AUDITOR

Brian Sonntag

D

8,389

45.97%

4 YEAR TERM

Will Baker

R

8,866

48.59%

VOTE FOR ONE

Jason G. Bush

L

993

5.44%

 

ATTORNEY GENERAL

Deborah Senn

D

5,973

31.28%

4 YEAR TERM

Rob McKenna

R

12,280

64.30%

VOTE FOR ONE

J. Bradley Gibson

L

537

2.81%

 

Paul Richmond

G

308

1.61%

 

COMMISSIONER OF

Mike Cooper

D

5,672

30.39%

PUBLIC LANDS

Doug Sutherland

R

12,248

65.62%

4 YEAR TERM

Steve Layman

L

745

3.99%

VOTE FOR ONE

 

SUPERINTENDENT

Teresa (Terry) Bergeson

NP

9,292

58.27%

OF PUBLIC

Judith Billings

NP

6,655

41.73%

INSTRUCTION

4 YEAR TERM

VOTE FOR ONE

 

INSURANCE

Mike Kreidler

D

6,542

36.54%

COMMISSIONER

John Adams

R

10,369

57.92%

4 YEAR TERM

Stephen D. Steele

L

991

5.54%

VOTE FOR ONE

 

STATE LEGISLATIVE

 

 

 

Number of votes cast

Percentage

STATE

Jack Miller

D

6,100

32.25%

REPRESENTATIVE

Bob Sump

R

12,241

64.71%

DISTRICT 7 POS. 1

Dave Wordinger

L

576

3.04%

2 YEAR TERM

 

 

 

 

VOTE FOR ONE

 

 

 

 

 

STATE

Yvette Joseph

D

6,625

35.77%

REPRESENTATIVE

Joel Kretz

R

11,894

64.23%

DISTRICT 7 POS. 2

 

 

 

 

2 YEAR TERM

 

 

 

 

VOTE FOR ONE

 

 

 

 

 

COUNTY

 

 

 

Number of votes cast

Percentage

COMMISSIONER

Gary E. McKinney

D

6,797

36.56%

DISTRICT 1

Tony Delgado

R

11,792

63.44%

4 YEAR TERM

 

 

 

 

VOTE FOR ONE

 

 

 

 

 

COMMISSIONER

Malcolm R. Friedman

R

15,784

100.00%

DISTRICT 3

 

 

 

 

4 YEAR TERM

 

 

 

 

VOTE FOR ONE

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC UTILITY

Wade A. Carpenter

NP

8,608

58.10%

DISTRICT NO. 1

Jim Berger

NP

6,208

41.90%

COMMISSIONER DIST. NO. 1

 

 

 

 

6 YEAR TERM

 

 

 

 

VOTE FOR ONE

 

JUDICIAL

 

 

 

Number of votes cast

Percentage

SUPREME COURT

Jim Johnson

NP

9,507

60.77%

JUSTICE POS.1

Mary Kay Becker

NP

6,138

39.23%

6 YEAR TERM

 

 

 

 

VOTE FOR ONE

 

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT

Barbara Madsen

NP

12,665

100.00%

JUSTICE POS. 5

 

 

 

 

6 YEAR TERM

 

 

 

 

VOTE FOR ONE

 

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT

Richard B. Sanders

NP

8,790

61.22%

JUSTICE POS. 6

Terry Sebring

NP

5,569

38.78%

6 YEAR TERM

 

 

 

 

VOTE FOR ONE

 

 

 

 

 

SUPERIOR COURT

Rebecca M. Baker

NP

12,713

100.00%

JUDGE POS. 1

 

 

 

 

4 YEAR TERM

 

 

 

 

VOTE FOR ONE

 

 

 

 

 

SUPERIOR COURT

Allen C. Nielson

NP

11,482

100.00%

JUDGE POS. 2

 

 

 

 

4 YEAR TERM

 

 

 

 

VOTE FOR ONE

 

 

 

 

 

PROPOSITION 1

THREE-TENTHS OF ONE PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX

 

The Board of Commissioners of Stevens County, Washington adopted Resolutions

No. 56-2004 & 93-2004, concerning a proposition to impose a three-tenths of one

percent sales and use tax, revenues to be shared with the cities and towns.  This

proposition would authorize the County to use its portion of revenues to fund criminal justice

needs such as additional police protection, mitigation of congested court systems, or relief of

overcrowded jails or other local correctional facilities, all as provided in Resolutions No. 56-2004

& 93-2004.

 

Should this proposition be:

 

 

 

 

Number of votes cast

Percentage

   

APPROVED

  8,377 43.96%
   

REJECTED

  10,678 56.04%
 

ORIENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 209/65

 

PROPOSITION NO. 1

MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION LEVY

 
Shall the Orient School District No. 209/65 be allowed to impose an additional property tax levy to be
collected in 2005 and 2006 for the purpose of maintenance and operation of the District, for the sum of
$44,000 requiring approximately $00.82 per $1,000.00 of assessed valuation?
        Number of votes cast Percentage
   

APPROVED

  161 54.58%
   

REJECTED

  134 45.42%
 

KETTLE FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 212

DISSOLUTION AND REAPPORTIONMENT OF DIRECTORS' DISTRICTS

 
The Board of Directors of the Kettle Falls School District No. 212 adopted Resolution No. 2004-13,
concerning a proposition to dissolve the existing five director districts and reapportionment of the district
into three director districts and two directors at large, all as provided in Resolution No. 2004-13.
 
Should this proposition be:
        Number of votes cast Percentage
   

APPROVED

  1,130 61.02%
   

REJECTED

  722 38.98%
           
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