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GENERAL ELECTION

NOVEMBER 7, 2006


STEVENS COUNTY, WASHINGTON

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Official Results 

 Election certified on November 28, 2006

Last update: December 01, 2006 10:52 AM    Precincts Counted:  100.00%

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STATE MEASURES
 
PROPOSED BY INITIATIVE PETITION
INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 920
Initiative Measure No. 920 concerns estate tax.  This measure would repeal Washington's state laws
imposing tax, currently dedicated for the education legacy trust fund, on transfers of estates of persons
dying on or after the effective date of the measure.
 
Should this measure be enacted into law?

Number of votes cast

Percentage

 

Initiative Measure

 Yes

6,907

41.39%

 

Initiative Measure

 No 

9,779

58.61%

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 933
Initiative Measure No. 933 concerns government regulation of private property.  This measure would
require compensation when government regulation damages the use or value of private property,
would forbid regulations that prohibit existing legal uses of private property, and would provide
exceptions or payments.
Should this measure be enacted into law?

Number of votes cast

Percentage

 

Initiative Measure

 Yes

9,171

54.73%

 

Initiative Measure

 No 

7,585

45.27%

 
INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 937
Initiative Measure No. 937 concerns energy resource use by certain electric utilities.  This measure
would require certain electric utilities with 25,000 or more customers to meet certain targets for energy
conservation and use of renewable energy resources, as defined, including energy credits, or pay penalties.
Should this measure be enacted into law?

Number of votes cast

Percentage

 

Initiative Measure

 Yes

6,601

39.88%

 

Initiative Measure

 No 

9,953

60.12%

 
PROPOSED TO THE PEOPLE BY THE LEGISLATURE
AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 4223
 
The legislature has proposed a constitutional amendment on increasing an exemption from the personal
property tax.  This amendment would authorize the legislature to increase the personal property tax
exemption for taxable personal property owned by each "head of a family" from three thousand ($3,000)
to fifteen thousand ($15,000) dollars.
Should this constitutional amendment be:

Number of votes cast

Percentage

 

 

Approved

13,270

80.24%

 

 

Rejected

3,268

19.76%

 
FEDERAL
     

Number of votes cast

Percentage

U S Senator Maria Cantwell Democratic 7,042 41.26%
6 Year Term Mike McGavick Republican 9,378 54.95% 
Vote for One Bruce Guthrie Libertarian 289 1.69%
  Robin Adair Independent 204 1.20%
  Aaron Dixon Green 148 0.87% 
 
U S Representative District 5 Peter J Goldmark Democratic 6,325 37.28%
2 Year Term Cathy McMorris Republican 10,641 62.71%
Vote for One        
 

STATE

     

Number of votes cast

Percentage

State Senator District 7 Chris Zaferes Democratic 5,167 30.82%
4 Year Term Bob Morton Republican 11,596 69.17%
Vote for One        
 

LEGISLATIVE

     

Number of votes cast

Percentage

State Representative District 7 Position 1 Jack Miller Democratic 6,034 36.03%
2 Year Term Bob Sump Republican 10,711 63.95%
Vote for One        
 
State Representative District 7 Position 2        
2 Year Term Joel Kretz

Republican

12,608 99.63%
Vote for One        
 

COUNTY

     

Number of votes cast

Percentage

Assessor        
4 Year Term Allen (Al) Taylor

Republican

12,461 99.79%
Vote for One        
 
Auditor Tim Gray

Democratic

12,666 99.81%
4 Year Term        
Vote for One        
 
Superior Court Clerk Patricia A Chester

Democratic

12,490 99.89%
4 Year Term        
Vote for One        
 
Coroner Patti Hancock

Democratic

12,663 99.90%
4 Year Term        
Vote for One        
 
Prosecuting Attorney Tim Rasmussen

Republican

11,592 99.74%
4 Year Term        
Vote for One        
 
Sheriff Craig Thayer Democratic 12,159 73.57%
4 Year Term JD, Anderson Republican 4,364 26.41%
Vote for One        
 
Treasurer Sue Harnasch

Democratic

12,439 99.83%
4 Year Term        
Vote for One        
 
Commissioner District 2        
4 Year Term Merrill J Ott

Republican

12,002 99.74%
Vote for One        
 
P.U.D. Commissioner District 1 Position No. 3        
6 Year Term Lloyd Henry

NP

11,356 99.01%
Vote for One        
 

JUDICIAL

     

Number of votes cast

Percentage

State Supreme Court Justice Position 2 Susan Owens NP 7,288 53.47%
6 Year Term Stephen Johnson NP 6,304 46.25%
Vote for One        
 
State Supreme Court Justice Position 8 Gerry L Alexander NP 10,712 98.37%
6 Year Term        
Vote for One        
 
State Supreme Court Justice Position 9 Tom Chambers NP 10,755 99.23%
6 Year Term        
Vote for One        
 
Court of Appeals Division III District 1 Position 1 John A Schultheis NP 10,753 99.24%
6 Year Term        
Vote for One        
         
District Court Judge        
4 Year Term Pamela F. Payne NP 11,627 99.02%
Vote for One        
 

PROPOSITION NO. 1

STEVENS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

THREE-TENTHS OF ONE PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX

 

The Board of Commissioners of Stevens County, Washington adopted Resolution

No. 88-2006, 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 address safety issues and concerns

to fund criminal justice needs such as additional police protection all as provided in

Resolution No. 88-2006.

 

Should this proposition be:

        Number of votes cast Percentage
   

APPROVED

  7,563 45.76%
   

REJECTED

  8,965 54.24%

 

PROPOSITION NO. 1

STEVENS COUNTY, WASHINGTON

ESTABLISHMENT OF LAKESIDE LIBRARY CAPITAL FACILITY AREA

 

The Board of County Commissioners of Stevens County, Washington adopted Resolution No. 50-2006,

concerning the establishment of a Library Capital Facility Area under Chapter 27.15 RCW to be known as

the Lakeside Library Capital Facility Area, the boundaries of which are described in Resolution No. 50-2006.

This proposition if approved would establish the Lakeside Library Capital Facility Area consistent with

Chapter 27.15 RCW.

 

Shall this proposition be:

 

 

    Number of votes cast Percentage
   

APPROVED

  1,391 56.80%
   

REJECTED

  1,058 43.20%
 

PROPOSITION NO. 2

STEVENS COUNTY, WASHINGTON

LAKESIDE LIBRARY CAPITAL FACILITY AREA

GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS $2,500,000

 

The Board of County Commissioners of Stevens County, Washington adopted Resolution No. 51-2006,

concerning a proposition to finance the acquisition and construction of a new Library Facility; to approve

the issuance by the Lakeside Library Capital Facility Area of General Obligation Bonds in an amount

not to exceed $2,500,000 maturing within a maximum term of 20 years; and to levy annual excess

property tax levies to pay and retire such bonds; all as provided in Resolution No. 51-2006.

 

Shall this proposition be:

        Number of votes cast Percentage
   

APPROVED

  1,175 47.63%
   

REJECTED

  1,292 52.37%
 

PROPOSITION NO. 1

DEER PARK SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 200/414/61

REDISTRICTING MEASURE

 

The Board of Directors of Deer Park School District No. 200/414/61, Spokane County, Stevens County and

Pend Oreille County, Washington adopted Resolution No. 13-2005-06, concerning a proposition to

reconfigure its school directors' districts.  This proposition would authorize the Board of Directors to

change the school director districts from five geographic districts to four geographic districts and one

at large district. 

 

Should this proposition be approved:

 

 

    Number of votes cast Percentage
   

YES

  606 52.93%
   

NO  

  539 47.07%

PROPOSITION NO. 1

NORTHPORT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 211

DISSOLUTION AND REAPPORTIONMENT OF DIRECTORS' DISTRICTS

 

The Board of Directors of the Northport School District No. 211 adopted Resolution No. 06-09,

concerning a proposition to dissolve the existing four director districts and reapportionment of the

district into three director districts and two directors at large, all as provided in Resolution No. 06-09.

 

Should this proposition be:

 

 

    Number of votes cast Percentage
   

APPROVED

  418 72.82%
   

REJECTED

  156 27.18%
 

PROPOSITION NO. 1

STEVENS COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 8

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES LEVY

 

The Board of Commissioners of Stevens County Fire Protection District No. 8 adopted

Resolution No. 7-2006 concerning a proposition to impose a regular emergency medical

services property tax levy of an amount not to exceed $0.26 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for

each of six consecutive years for the purpose of providing emergency medical services.

 

Should this proposition be:

        Number of votes cast Percentage
   

APPROVED

  95 57.23%
   

REJECTED

  71 42.77%
 
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