Difference between revisions of "Jerome County Lease-Purchase Jail Agreement (November 2009)"

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The measure 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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The measure was '''defeated''' because it failed to meet the two-thirds requirement.<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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Revision as of 16:15, 9 November 2009

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 defeated because it failed to meet the two-thirds requirement.[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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