Kittitas County Criminal Justice Sales Tax, Proposition 1 (August 2013)

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A Kittitas County Criminal Justice Sales Tax, Proposition 1 ballot question was on the August 6, 2013, election ballot in Kittitas County, which is in Washington. It was approved.

This measure authorized the County of Kittitias to continue to levy a sales and use tax of 0.3% for seven years in order to fund law enforcement and criminal justice services and personnel.[1]

Election results

Proposition 1
Approveda Yes 6,414 79.4%
These results are from the Kittitas County elections office.

Text of measure

Question on the ballot:

The Board of County Commissioners of Kittitas County, Washington, adopted Resolution 2013-064, concerning a proposition to maintain funding of vitally important law and justice personnel and criminal justice related services. The tax will continue funding for existing law enforcement personnel and criminal justice related services and personnel to include county clerks, prosecuting attorneys, probation, animal control, and associated administrative personnel. The tax will commence January 1, 2015, and will expire in seven years unless further authorized by public vote.

Shall the sales and use tax be maintained by three tenths of one percent to continue funding essential law enforcement, criminal justice related personnel and services and animal control for Kittitas County and the incorporated cities of Kittitas County?[1][2]

See also

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 Kittitas County Voter's Guide
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.