Jerome County Lease-Purchase Jail Agreement (November 2009)

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The Jerome County Lease-Purchase Jail Agreement question was on the November 3 ballot in Jerome County.

The question asked county voters if the county should incur debt in order to enter into a lease-purchase agreement for a new county jail. The lease would be paid through available funds from the county. The lease would not last more than 30 years.[1]

Election results

The measure was failed to meet the two-thirds requirement and thus was defeated.[2]

County Jail Agreement Question
Result Votes Percentage
Approveda Yes 1,191 65.55%
No 626 34.45%
Total votes 1,817 100.00%
Voter turnout 22.6%