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County: NO to Solid Waste Ordinance Revisions. City: YES for Police & Fire-UPDATED
According to the first returns from the Josephine County Clerk, a high voter turnout resulted in the 4 county measures being soundly defeated.

The Solid Waste Ordinance Revision, measure 17-53, was defeated with 76.48 percent of votes counted being no. Measure 17.54, the county code enforcement drew 79.24 percent no votes. The measure for County Hearings officers, 17-55, saw 80.15 percent say no, and measure 17-56, for adopting the state environmental health codes was defeated with 77.47 percent of the counted votes saying no.

The City of Grants Pass passed the four year public safety levy continuing the levy of $1.79 per $1,000 of assessed value for city police and fire.

The five year local option tax for funding the Applegate Valley Rural Fire Protection District #9 passed 57 percent to 42 percent.

All the numbers are posted on this stations website.

SUMMARY REPORT SPECIAL ELECTION UNOFFICIAL RESULTS
RUN DATE:11/05/13 NOVEMBER 5, 2013
RUN TIME:10:42 PM JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OREGON

VOTES PERCENT

PRECINCTS COUNTED (OF 46) . . . . . 46 100.00
REGISTERED VOTERS - TOTAL . . . . . 50,644
BALLOTS CAST - TOTAL. . . . . . . 26,858
VOTER TURNOUT - TOTAL . . . . . . 53.03

17-53 Solid Waste Ordinance Revision
Vote For 1
(WITH 46 OF 46 PRECINCTS COUNTED)
Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . 6,226 23.37
No. . . . . . . . . . . . . 20,418 76.63
Total . . . . . . . . . 26,644
Over Votes . . . . . . . . . 9
Under Votes . . . . . . . . . 205

17-54 County Code Enforcement
Vote For 1
(WITH 46 OF 46 PRECINCTS COUNTED)
Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,456 20.54
No. . . . . . . . . . . . . 21,110 79.46
Total . . . . . . . . . 26,566
Over Votes . . . . . . . . . 2
Under Votes . . . . . . . . . 290

17-55 County Hearings Officers
Vote For 1
(WITH 46 OF 46 PRECINCTS COUNTED)
Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,225 19.66
No. . . . . . . . . . . . . 21,347 80.34
Total . . . . . . . . . 26,572
Over Votes . . . . . . . . . 3
Under Votes . . . . . . . . . 283

17-56 State Env. Health Program
Vote For 1
(WITH 46 OF 46 PRECINCTS COUNTED)
Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,936 22.33
No. . . . . . . . . . . . . 20,648 77.67
Total . . . . . . . . . 26,584
Over Votes . . . . . . . . . 12
Under Votes . . . . . . . . . 262

17-57 City of Grants Pass Police & Fire
Vote For 1
(WITH 11 OF 11 PRECINCTS COUNTED)
Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,471 61.91
No. . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,366 38.09
Total . . . . . . . . . 8,837
Over Votes . . . . . . . . . 5
Under Votes . . . . . . . . . 45

15-120 Applegate Fire
Vote For 1
(WITH 6 OF 6 PRECINCTS COUNTED)
Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 58.65
No. . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 41.35
Total . . . . . . . . . 266
Over Votes . . . . . . . . . 0
Under Votes . . . . . . . . . 1