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November 7th, 2017 - 08:30 pm
PORT ANGELES – Voters in Clallam County have approved raising the sales tax to pay for the local juvenile justice center.
In results released election night, nearly 60 percent of voters said yes to raising the sales tax a tenth of a percent.
In the only other countywide race, incumbent Port of Port Angeles commissioner Colleen McAleer easily beat challenger Michael Cobb 64 to 36 percent.
Voters have overwhelmingly rejected a move that would've regressed the city of Port Angeles back to second-class status. In results election night, more than 77 percent said no.
Port Angeles city voters are also voting no on adding fluoride to the water. The non-binding advisory vote results election night showed about 55 percent of the voters saying no to the measure.
In two contested races for city council in Port Angeles the closest is between Travis Berglund and Kate Dexter. Dexter is leading Berglund by 37 votes.
Lindsey Schromen-Wawrin easily beat Artur Wojnowski by almost 11 hundred votes.
Jim Moran and Mike French also easily won races where their challengers had dropped out of the race.
In Sequim school board races Brandino Gibson and Brian Kuh are winning.
67 percent of voters are approving a measure that will allow the William Shore Pool District to take on debt in order to expand the pool in Port Angeles.
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