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Eye On Olympia archive for Nov. 13, 2007

TUESDAY, NOV. 13, 2007

Simple majority is LEADING...

In a stunning turnaround from election night a week ago, late-arriving ballots, particularly from King County, now have HJR 4204 winning, at least for now. The numbers:YES: 722,031 NO: 716,998Numbers still coming in...Stay tuned...

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Simple majority gap is down to 649 votes...

Boy, this is starting to feel like 2004.New vote tallies are starting to roll in on HJR 4204, the constitutional amendment to allow passage of school tax levies by a simple majority, rather than the decades-old requirement of a 60 percent "supermajority."The amendment is still…

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