Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Spokane County voters went to the ballot box (er ... mailbox) yesterday to weigh in on Measure 1, a proposal to extend a hotel/motel and sales tax in order to install more seats in the Spokane Arena and fund improvements of the convention center and the Centennial Trail. (Read our story about this.)
As of Wednesday afternoon, with only 200 ballots left to count (which represents about 0.2 percent of the total ballots received), the measure was passing 56-44 percent.
Here's a precinct-by-precinct breakdown of how it got that way (purple precincts rejected the measure, orange ones approved it, and gray ones were tied):