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Ballot Measure Details

Election Results

Pass / Fail: Advisory
Yes: 52.62%
No: 47.38%
Election Date: November 2016

Jurisdiction: Benton City
County: Benton
Subject: Other

Ballot Measure Text: Proposition 16-9 Marijuana (Advisory Only). Please advise the City Council (nonbinding) of your preference for the City to either allow recreational and medicinal marijuana production, processing, and retail sales within the City of Benton City or prohibit it.

MRSC note: Benton City already allowed marijuana production, but not processing or retail sales. Voters narrowly supported marijuana processing and sales, and after the vote city council adopted an ordinance allowing these businesses.