The following are the results of the Nov. 7 special election in Central Oregon as of 5:00 p.m. Wednesday. Keep checking back for updates.
Numbers are compiled from information posted on the Oregon Secretary of State website.
Because of mail-in voting, it will be several days before final results are known.
9-162: Redmond Fire & Rescue Levy
Yes: 5,364 (50.7%)
No: 5,208 (49.3%)
Redmond’s levy request is 75-cents per $1,000 of assessed value beginning July 1. The estimated annual cost to the owner of a home appraised at $200,000 is about $150 per year or about $12.50 per month.
16-107: Crooked River Ranch RFPD Levy
Yes: 956 (57.6%)
No: 703 (42.4%)
The fire and rescue district is asking for a 28-cent per $1,000 of assessed value increase over their expiring levy. If off-duty staff or volunteers aren’t available to respond, Crooked River Ranch calls Redmond Fire and Rescue for mutual aid.
9-163: Ponderosa Pines East Special Road District
Yes: 45 (71.4%)
No: 18 (28.6%)
Camp Sherman Road District #18
Yes: 150 (90.9%)
No: 15 (9.1%)
Deschutes County Clerk Steve Dennison says an automatic recount will occur if the results are separated by less than one-fifth of 1%. None of the results so far are within that margin.