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There will be a '''Jerome County Lease-Purchase Jail Agreement''' question on the [[November 3, 2009 ballot measures in Idaho|November 3]] ballot in [[Jerome County, Idaho ballot measures|Jerome County]].
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The '''Jerome County Lease-Purchase Jail Agreement''' question appeared on the [[November 3, 2009 ballot measures in Idaho|November 3]] ballot in [[Jerome County, Idaho ballot measures|Jerome County]].
  
This questions asks 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.<Ref>[https://mystateusa.com/docs/JeromeCounty/special_election_notice_2.pdf ''Special Election for Jail Facilities'']</ref>
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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.<Ref>[https://mystateusa.com/docs/JeromeCounty/special_election_notice_2.pdf ''Special Election for Jail Facilities'']</ref>
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==Election results==
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The measure was '''failed to meet the two-thirds requirement and thus was defeated'''.<ref>[http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_b6b77daa-ddf4-54e1-8ba9-735eeceb0bda.html ''Twin Falls Times-News'',"Jerome voters should expect replay of jail proposal in May," November 5, 2009]</ref>
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{{Outcome
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| title = County Jail Agreement Question
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| yes = 1,191
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| yespct = 65.55
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| no = 626
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| nopct = 34.45
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| total = 1,817
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| turnoutpct = 22.6
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}}
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:54, 4 October 2012

The Jerome County Lease-Purchase Jail Agreement question appeared 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%


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