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Stevens County Sales Tax Addition (November 2011)

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A Stevens County Sales Tax Addition measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in Stevens County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 7,019 (45.68%)
  • NO 8,347 (54.32%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to add to the current sales tax by a rate of .3 percent for a period of five years in order to further fund criminal justice, animal control, police protection services and court and jail issues in the county.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Commissioners of Stevens County, Washington adopted Resolutions No. 13-2011 and No. 16-2011, concerning a proposition to impose additional sales and use tax. This proposition would impose a three-tenths of one percent sales and use tax for collection in years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016, would share the revenues with the cities and towns and authorize the County to use its portion of revenues to fund criminal justice needs such as animal control, additional police protection, mitigation of congested court systems, or relief of overcrowded jails, all as provided in Resolutions No. 13-2011 and No. 16-2011.[3]


  1. Stevens County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Stevens County Elections, Online Voters Guide
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.