EMS Levy appears to pass

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The Whatcom County Auditor, Election Division reported new vote counts today from the general election on November 8th.

And with an estimated 1 ballot yet to count, Proposition No. 2016-1, to approve¬†“Regular Property Tax Levy for Emergency Medical Services,” has finally garnered enough votes to pass. All previous counts have shown the proposition just short of the required 60% needed to pass.

Today’s tabulation, reported at 4:15pm today, shows 64,061 (60.01%) in favor and 42,684
(39.99%) opposed.

The next ballot count is scheduled for Wednesday, November 23rd.

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