Credit: Robert Millage
Students play basketball in Kamiah Middle School’s gym.
As of Tuesday, March 8, 2016
KAMIAH Patrons just said “no” in the Tuesday, March 8, levy vote.
Kamiah Joint School District 304 patrons voted down the one-year $133,350 school plant facilities reserve fund levy that was meant to be used solely to replace a leaking roof at Kamiah Middle School.
Kamiah’s levy needed a 55 percent approval rate to pass. It received 382 yes and 372 no votes for a total of 754 votes cast. The levy failed with only a 50.7 percent approval rate.
Of the 1,928 total registered voters in Lewis County, 785 voted, for a turnout of 39.25 percent.
Results are unofficial until canvassed by the Lewis County commissioners, who have 10 days from the election to do so.
How we voted by precinct:
Idaho County precinct votes total: 187 yes, 227 no; East Kamiah: 38 yes, 30 no; West Kamiah: 157 yes, 115 no; Votes cast: 382 yes plus 372 no for a 754 total.