STUTSMAN COUNTY INITIATIVE RESULTS 2001-2015
November 15, 2001 Special Election: High School 1% Sale Tax
4,173 total votes cast in the city of Jamestown to authorize a sales tax, to repay the bonds issued, for a $28,000.000 high school and middle school.
2,734 Yes Votes 65% 1,439 No Votes 35% (A separate bond issue to fund the project was on the ballot for both city and county. In addition to the 4,173 city voters. 746 county residents voted. The bond initiative passed by the same % as the sales tax.)
November 4, 2008 General Election: Joint City & County Library (Presidential Year)
9,341 total votes cast in Jamestown and Stutsman County to create a joint library board. (no change in tax structure)
6,772 Yes Votes 72% 2,569 No Votes 28%
November 4, 2014 General Election: Library 1/4% Sales Tax (Non-Presidential Year)
7,847 total votes cast on seventeen individual races and ten initiatives. The library initiative was next to the last on the ballot.
3,055 Yes Votes 40% 4,240 No Votes 54% (552 skipped the library initiative 6%)
June 2, 2015 Special Election: TRAC 1% Sales Tax 2,953 total votes cast to decide on the 1% sales tax to pay for a $28,000,000 athletic facility. The ballot was a single sheet requiring one mark.
1,771 Yes Votes 60% 1,178 No Votes 40%
September 29, 2015 Special Election: School Renovation
1,951 total votes cast to decide on funding school renovation. Measure failed by 33 votes. Needed super majority of 60% (1,171) to pass
1,138 Yes Votes 58% 813 No Votes 42%