• Facebook - White Circle

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Process

How many signatures are required to qualify the measures to the ballot?


2,226 per measure. The signature requirement is 5% of all votes cast in the most recent Spokane General Municipal election. In Spokane's November 2017 election, 44,510 total votes were cast - 5% of 44,510 = 2225.5 (2226)​ Details: Section 82 of the City of Spokane Charter states that to qualify for the General Municipal election (Nov 2019), petitioners must gather signatures from "registered and qualified electors in number at least equal to five...per centum of the total number of votes cast at the last preceding general municipal election..."




When are signatures required to be submitted?


Monday, June 10, 2019. ​ ​​ Details: SMC 2.02.070(A) states that signatures must be submitted 150 days prior to the General Municipal election.




Do I have to be a registered voter in the City of Spokane to sign a ballot petition?


Yes. However, you can click here to register to vote today!​ ​​ ​Details: Section 82 of the City of Spokane Charter states that signatures must be collected from "registered and qualified electors..."




Who will get to vote on these ballot measures?


All registered voters in the City of Spokane. If you typically see Spokane City Council or Mayor on your ballot you live in the City of Spokane.




When is the Election?


November 5, 2019 is election day. Ballots will be arriving around October 17, 2019. Remember we are all mail-in so you will need to make sure your ballots are returned on time!





Process

How many signatures are required to qualify the measures to the ballot?


2,226 per measure. The signature requirement is 5% of all votes cast in the most recent Spokane General Municipal election. In Spokane's November 2017 election, 44,510 total votes were cast - 5% of 44,510 = 2225.5 (2226)​ Details: Section 82 of the City of Spokane Charter states that to qualify for the General Municipal election (Nov 2019), petitioners must gather signatures from "registered and qualified electors in number at least equal to five...per centum of the total number of votes cast at the last preceding general municipal election..."




When are signatures required to be submitted?


Monday, June 10, 2019. ​ ​​ Details: SMC 2.02.070(A) states that signatures must be submitted 150 days prior to the General Municipal election.




Do I have to be a registered voter in the City of Spokane to sign a ballot petition?


Yes. However, you can click here to register to vote today!​ ​​ ​Details: Section 82 of the City of Spokane Charter states that signatures must be collected from "registered and qualified electors..."




Who will get to vote on these ballot measures?


All registered voters in the City of Spokane. If you typically see Spokane City Council or Mayor on your ballot you live in the City of Spokane.




When is the Election?


November 5, 2019 is election day. Ballots will be arriving around October 17, 2019. Remember we are all mail-in so you will need to make sure your ballots are returned on time!





Proposition 2 (Taxpayer Protection)

Q1






More coming soon

Paid for by Smart Reforms for a Better Spokane | 510 W. Riverside, Suite 500, Spokane, WA 99201

Top 5 contributors include: The Standard Trust (Alvin "Fritz" Wolff), Associated Builders and Contractors, Better Spokane PAC (Sponsored by The Standard Trust) Top Contributors include The Standard Trust, A Better Spokane, Fritz Wolff

Contact 509.999.8315 | info@betterspokane.org