Spokane City Council Tax Approval Amendment Proposition (February 2013)

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A Spokane City Council Tax Approval Amendment proposition was approved on the February 12, 2013 election ballot in Spokane County, which is in Washington.

This proposition amended the Spokane City Charter to add a section requiring that any vote approving a "new councilmanic tax" must pass by a majority plus one vote of the City Council.[1]

Election results

Spokane County

Spokane City Amendment 2
Approveda Yes 20,761 51.11%

Election results from Spokane County Election Results Report.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

This proposition will amend the Spokane City Charter by adding a new section to require that, after March 1, 2013, any “new councilmanic tax,” as defined in Ordinance No. C- 34950, may be levied or increased only by a majority plus one vote of the City Council; all as set forth in Ordinance No. C- 34950.

Should this measure be enacted into law?[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 [hhttps://wei.sos.wa.gov/county/spokane/en/currentelection/Pages/Online-Voters-Guide.aspx Spokane County Washington February 12, 2013 online voter guide]
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.