Adams County, August 6 Primary, ballot measures summary

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Five property tax levy ballot questions and one bond issue question were on the August 6, 2013, election ballot in Adams County, which is in Washington. The tax levy measures were approved but the hospital bond measure was decisively defeated.

Each of these measures required a 60% approval rating to pass.[1]

Tax Levies:

  • Fire Protection District #7: Maintenance and Operation Levy - $20,000 per year for 2 years (approx. $0.47 per $1,000 assessed valuation)
  • Park and Recreation District #3 - Lind: Maintenance and Operation Levy - $59,000 for 1 year (approx. $0.25 per $1,000 assessed valuation)
  • Park and Recreation District #4 - Ritzville: Maintenance and Operation Levy - $90,000 for 1 year (approx. $0.29 per $1,000 assessed valuation)
  • Park and Recreation District #2 - Washtucna: Maintenance and Operation Levy - $45,500 for 1 year (approx. $1.08 per $1,000 assessed valuation)
  • Cemetery District 1 - Washtucna: Maintenance and Operation Levy - $7,500 for 1 year (approx. $0.26 per $1,000 assesssed valuation)[2]

Bond issue:

  • Hospital District #2 - EARH: Bonds to Construct a New Hospital/Clinic - $10,000,000 to be repaid over 30 years[2]

Election results

Fire Distirct 7
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 48 88.89%
No611.11%
Park and Recreation District 3
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 187 71.65%
No7428.35%
Park and Recreation District 4
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 506 66.67%
No25333.33%
Park and Recreation District 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 81 67.5%
No3932.5%
Cemetery District 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 104 85.95%
No1714.05%
Hospital District 2 - EARH
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No63853.12%
Yes 563 46.88%
These results are from the Adams County elections office.

Text of measures

For the full text of these measures see the Adams County Voter's Guide.

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