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Who voted? A breakdown on turnout

Election 2016: 244 levy



The March 8 Mountain View School District 244 $2,663,246 supplemental levy election squeaked by for approval at 50.5 percent. Last year’s levy was approved with a 58 percent overall yes vote.

With 5,643 registered voters and 2.988 votes cast in the MVSD 244 election, overall voter turnout was at 53 percent.

Precincts with the top voter turnouts included Joseph at 79 percent, Cottonwood 1 and Slate Creek, each with 75 percent, Slate Creek II with 72 percent, Stites with 59 percent and Clearwater at 56 percent.

Lowest turnouts were Elk City with 28 percent, Grangeville 2 with 33 percent, White Bird with 39 percent, Grangeville 1 at 40 percent and Harpster with 41 percent.

The five Grangeville precincts combined (2,880 registered voters) accounted for 51 percent of the total district’s votes (1,225 people in these five districts combined voted) and were also responsible for 51 percent of the total “yes” votes.

Levy voting for MVSD 244 by precinct:

In Clearwater: 68 yes, 94 no for a total of 162 votes, for 42 percent in favor; Cottonwood 1: 2 yes; 1 no, for a total of 3 votes with 67 percent in favor; Elk City: 27 yes, 41 no, for a total of 68, 40 percent in favor; Fenn: 26 yes, 41 no for a total of 67 votes, 39 percent in favor; Grangeville 1: 118 yes, 75 no for a total of 193, for 61 percent in favor; Grangeville 2: 82 yes, 67 no, for a total of 149, 55 percent in favor; Grangeville 3: 149 yes, 52 no, for a total of 201, for 74 percent in favor; Grangeville 4: 197 yes, 106 no, for a total of 303 votes, with 65 percent in favor; Grangeville 5: 227 yes, 152 no, for a total of 379 votes, with 60 percent in favor; Harpster: 39 yes, 57 no, for a total of 96 votes, with 41 percent in favor; Joseph: 3 yes, 12 no, for a total of 15 votes, with 20 percent in favor; Kamiah: 1 yes, 19 no, for a total of 20 votes for 0.5 percent in favor; Kooskia: 207 yes, 298 no, for a total of 505 votes, with 41 percent in favor; Lowell: 18 yes, 30 no for a total of 48 votes for 38 percent in favor ; Slate Creek 1: 21 yes, 41 no, for a total of 62 votes for 34 percent in favor; Stites: 67 yes, 99 no, for a total 166 votes with 40 percent in favor; White Bird: 42 yes, 78 no, for a total of 120 votes with 35 percent in favor; Slate Creek 2: 12 yes, 34 no for a total of 46 votes, for 26 percent in favor; Absentee: 202 yes, 183 no, for a total of 385 votes with 52 percent in favor.

Total votes cast: 1,508 yes plus 1,480 no for 2,988 total, for 50.5 percent in favor.



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