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Asotin County Results

Statewide Initiative Measure No. 1185 (Tax and fee increases imposed by state government)

Yes 64.5%
No 35.5%

Stateweide Initiative Measure No.
Politics Gregoire dismisses governor's race budget ideas Gregoire dismisses governor's race budget ideas
Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire shot down the budget-balancing ideas of her potential successors Thursday, saying revenue must be considered in order to fully fund education.
Politics Gregoire appointed lawmaker despite staff qualms Gregoire appointed lawmaker despite staff qualms
Gov. Chris Gregoire appointed a state lawmaker to a lucrative job posting despite staff concerns that the politician may not be qualified and had failed to submit an application on time.
Politics KATU poll finds tight race for Washington governor KATU poll finds tight race for Washington governor
While 47 percent of respondents said they would vote for Democrat Jay Inslee and 44 percent said Republican Rob McKenna had their vote, the results were within the poll's margin of error of plus or minus 4.3 percentage points.
Politics McKenna, Inslee spar over tax plan for schools McKenna, Inslee spar over tax plan for schools
Washington's gubernatorial candidates agreed Tuesday night that increasing taxes isn't something they would do as governor, and said during their final debate that more money needs to go to public schools and universities but sparred over a proposed tax plan to equalize the way Washington homeowners pay for public schools.
Politics Conservative ties muddy McKenna's moderate appeal Conservative ties muddy McKenna's moderate appeal
Before casting himself as a moderate in the campaign for governor, Rob McKenna met last year with members of a conservative group that has been targeted by activists as being too extreme.
Politics Inslee fully embraces expansion of Medicaid Inslee fully embraces expansion of Medicaid
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee is fully embracing the expansion of Medicaid health coverage, saying Thursday he believes it is one of the transformational parts of President Barack Obama's health care law.
Politics Wash. economists see slight improvement in outlook Wash. economists see slight improvement in outlook
Washington economic forecasters said Wednesday they see a slight improvement in the state's financial outlook, but the next governor will enter office next year staring at another shortfall.
Politics Marriage group grapples with Wash. campaign rules Marriage group grapples with Wash. campaign rules
The group seeking to overturn Washington state's gay marriage law has changed its website instructions to churches that want to raise money for the effort, but state campaign finance officials said Tuesday that the language is still not in compliance with state law.
Politics Ex-lawmakers want to eliminate surplus accounts Ex-lawmakers want to eliminate surplus accounts
Two former members of the state Legislature said Tuesday it is time for lawmakers to eliminate campaign surplus accounts, which some politicians have tapped for iPads, clothing, car repairs, tuition and alcohol.
Politics PDC: Churches can't be intermediary for campaign donations PDC: Churches can't be intermediary for campaign donations
Washington state's campaign finance watchdog said Tuesday that the state's Catholic churches can't collect donations from their parishioners for the campaign seeking to overturn the state's gay marriage law.