Voters say yes to Crime Check & STA - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Voters say yes to Crime Check & STA

SPOKANE, Wash. - According to the preliminary count 65.9% percent of voters said yes to a proposition that would impose and additional one-tenth of one percent sales tax for emergency communication systems that would include the return of crime check and reverse 911.  The proposition only needed a simple 50% majority to pass.

Voters also said yes to a proposition that would authorize the Spokane Transit Authority to continue the collection of up to three-tenths of one percent sales tax.  The proposition passed with 65.1% yes votes.

The Elections Board will take another count Wednesday at around 2:30 p.m.

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